BASF Podcast: The Chemical Reporter - How is Artificial Rain Produced?

Jan 06, 2010, 06:35 ET from BASF SE

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, January 6 /PRNewswire/ -- There have been plenty of attempts all over the world to influence the weather with chemical tricks. In Thailand, for example, what is called the 'fon luang', or 'king's rain', is aimed at preventing drought, while what are known as 'hail planes' regularly take to the skies in Germany to subdue potential hailstorms. In entertaining episodes our Chemical Reporter answers questions of our Podcast listeners on Chemistry in our everyday life.

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