One of a three-part series for a branded project with Discovery Channel and the movie Geostorm.
The idea of weather control sounds like something out of a science-fiction or action movie; a manipulation created by either a superhero or science. The fact is, weather manipulation — or attempts at it — have been years in the making. Some of them are just as farfetched as something you’d expect to see in a movie. We spoke with James R. Fleming, the Charles A. Dana Professor of Science, Technology, and Society at Colby College and author of “Fixing the Sky: The Checkered History of Weather and Climate Control,” to find five examples from history that we can’t believe are actually true.