Hurricane-calming technology? Bill Gates has a plan

Says climate scientist Michael Mann of Pennsylvania State University in State College: "Needless to say, there is a whole lot of skepticism about this among tropical meteorologists. But it's not so ridiculous that I would actually dismiss it out of hand. There is certainly an important role of upper ocean mixing on tropical cyclone behavior."

Published in the USA Today, July 16, 2009

By Dan Vergano, USA TODAY