The boffins at the China's Meteorological Administration are conducting drills to disperse rainmaking clouds using rockets. The reason: They want to have a rain-free 2008 Olympics opening ceremony. How they going to achieve this feat, nobody knows yet. According to Wang Yubin, one of their chief weathermen, the technology is still in the "experimental stage." As the last resort, they can always try squashing rebellious nimbus sending the tanks in. [ESPN]
China to Use Rockets to Disperse Rain Clouds
Trending Stories Right Now
Nvidia wants you to spend about the same as an entirely new computer on its latest top-of-the-line graphics card, the GTX 2080 Ti. You could get a great laptop or a very solid desktop for the same price Nvidia’s new card commands. You could get a couple of PS4 Pros or Xbox Ones! You could get an iPhone X or a Samsung Note 9. Point is you could spend your $1,899 on a lot of different gadgets that do more than a graphics card—so how on earth can it be worth it?
The detection of strange, unpredicted behaviour deep below the surface near the San Andreas and San Jacinto faults suggests scientists have an incomplete understanding of the processes responsible for earthquakes in the region.