Science: Undaunted

Rain in practicable quantities cannot be made by any of the artificial schemes which have been suggested, says the United States Weather Bureau in a statement apparently called forth by the plan of Dr. Wilder D. Bancroft, professor of physical chemistry in Cornell University, and L. Francis Warren, who have been conducting experiments at Dayton, Ohio, in connection with the army air service. Enormous natural forces are required to elevate moisture above the earth before it can be precipitated, according to the government meteorologists. For instance, 73,320 tons of moisture would have to...

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