Friday, September 2, 2011

Lasers can Trigger Rain formation...?

Scientists made a breakthrough! In their paper published in Nature Communications, they describe a method whereby a laser is used to create nitric acid particles in the air to which moisture will gravitate forming droplets.
Thereby triggering the formation of Rain.

 Field measurements suggest the mechanism of laser-assisted water condensation, Nature Communications 2, Article number: 456doi:10.1038/ncomms1462

Read this article review here
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-09-scientists-technique-lasers.html
Read full length paper
http://www.nature.com/ncomms/journal/v2/n8/full/ncomms1462.html

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