Geoengineering Could Be a Disaster for Astronomy


The 2010 Perseid meteor shower over the VLT. Image: ESO/Flickr

Geoengineering is one of those things that sounds like maybe a good idea on paper but could also go horribly, apocalyptically wrong. But if the prospect of plunging Earth’s weather systems into chaos isn’t enough to convince scientists we need to tread very cautiously with the ultimate global warming tech-fix, perhaps this will: geoengineering could be a disaster for science.

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Source: io9

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