Scott Bryant pushes his plane into a hangar at the Lakin, Kan., airport after flying a cloud seeding mission for the Western Kansas Weather Modification program, Aug. 28, 2007. The program aims to reduce crop damage from hail by saturating storm clouds with silver iodide particles. (AP/Charlie Riedel)
Weather Modification

The US Government Has Experimented With Controlling Hurricanes

This hurricane season also sparked a wide range of conspiracy theories regarding the possibility that the U.S. government or some other government could be manipulating the weather to strengthen hurricanes.