Can humans stop hurricanes ?

Man has been trying to wrangle and control weather for some time now. In times of drought, humans have tried seeding clouds so that it rains. This method has proven costly and ineffective. Back in the 1960s and 1970s, scientists explored ways in which they could weaken hurricanes. Those efforts too have proven costly and ineffective. One approach was to create an oil slick on the ocean surface in the path of an oncoming hurricane. This was to weaken the storm by preventing sea water from evaporating, which fuels the storm. The test failed because the slick dissipated quickly under…

Sunday Science Tidbit; What is the color of the ocean?

Our very own Kelly Byrne gave me the topic for this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit. So… What color is the ocean? Blue, green, blue-green, brow…