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Could Global Warming be Halted by Controlling the Weather

Frustrated with the limits of public policy to tackle global warming, some scientists say the time has come to engineer a way to control the weather. The idea might seem appealing, says a science scholar, but it could have potentially harmful ramifications. Climate...

Playing with the Big Boys

Source Gazette.net – by Lindsey Robbins | Staff Writer Small military contractors specialize to grab federal dollars. Congress has authorized nearly $700 billion in military spending this year, and much of that will go to giant contractors such as Lockheed...

Accuracy of the Human Hair Hygrometer

The human hair hygrometer was invented by H.B. De Saussure in the 18th century and has stood the test of time as a reliable and accurate method of measuring relative humidity, not actual amount of water vapor in the air. The increase in length of human hair as...