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Human weather control is possible, but limited. Should it be deployed to stop climate change?

When billionaires like Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates talk about weather control, casual followers of the news might think they are advocating a pie-in-the-sky fantasy. In Gates’ case, the ostensible goal is to save humanity from the climate change primarily caused by burning fossil fuels. Yet Gates is not alone in bringing weather control to the global conversations....

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NASA hopes to clean up space junk; experts say the days of uncluttered night skies are “over”

“We have to learn how to live in our own filthy bathwater at this point.”

Dr. Moriba Jah’s words were hardly reassuring — but, then again, he was not trying to be. An associate professor at The University of Texas at Austin’s Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Department, I’d asked Jah what it would take for Earth’s skies to be clear again for astronomers....

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