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January-February 2018

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Is It Magic, or is It Science? Weather Control in a Bygone Era

People have always been fascinated with the idea that perhaps they could possess an ability to influence the weather. Therefore, it isn't surprising to find many instances in history where people have claimed or have purportedly even exercised the power to create weather. Could it have been possible? You be the judge!


RANDY CERVENY is a contributing editor of Weatherwise and a President’s Professor of Geographical Sciences at Arizona State University.

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