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NCAR scientists determine planes can punch holes in clouds

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 5:57am MDT

Mysterious, almost UFO-looking, clouds have fascinated viewers from the ground for decades. Now, scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder have determined that planes can ‘punch holes’ in clouds and perform the equivalent of cloud seeding. Andrew Heymsfield, a scientist at NCAR, said that given the right conditions, planes climbing or […]

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