Is weather being made into a weapon?

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Not all con­spir­acy the­o­ries are made equal. At the more mod­er­ate end of the spec­trum are claims that the US gov­ern­ment is ex­per­i­ment­ing with weather-ma­nip­u­la­tion weapons at Area 51. Tam­per­ing with the weather is not a new phe­nom­e­non: ac­cord­ing to a Na­tional Sci­ence Foun­da­tion report, the Amer­i­can mil­i­tary ex­plored ways of mod­i­fy­ing clouds and us­ing rain as a weapon dur­ing the late-1940s and early-1950s un­der the co­de­name Pro­ject Cir­rus. And from 1962 to 1983, the Na­tional Oceanic and At­mo­spheric Ad­min­is­tra­tion at­tempted, with lit­tle suc­cess, to seed clouds and slow cy­clone winds.

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