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Florida Inventor Believes he can Suck the Power Out of Hurricanes

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posted on Jun, 1 2003 @ 07:07 PM
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Despite years of experiments by the federal government and backyard inventors, nothing has worked so far to stop a hurricane from barreling ashore.

But one Florida inventor hasn't stopped trying.

Businessman Peter Cordani has spent four years researching a way to drop absorbent particles into the eye of a storm to disrupt its spin and suck out the moisture.

He admits he won't stop any hurricanes, but he believes he could save cities and residents from suffering billions of dollars worth of damage by gutting the storm's strength.

The U.S. government's Hurricane Research Division studied Cordani's plan and dismissed it as one of the better ideas they've received.

Many of those ideas, including Cordani's, are unrealistic because of their huge expense or because they lack a basic understanding of meteorology or science, said Hugh Willoughby, a research professor with the International Hurricane Center at Florida International University.

Other ideas are just plain crazy, like the one that suggested blasting a hurricane with a nuclear weapon.

posted on Jun, 1 2003 @ 11:07 PM
I wonder if they would be able to use HAARP to do exactly the same thing?

posted on Jun, 1 2003 @ 11:09 PM
Dont know if HAARP is capable of actually sucking the thermal energy out of a full blown hurricane (although if we do have a technology that can do such, HAARP is it), although we DO know that through selective heating of the upper atmosphere around a hurricane, it is possible to roughly 'steer' a hurricane where you want it to go.

There are a few theories floating that the Category 5 that blew through Homestead AFB was steered there intentionally.

posted on Jun, 2 2003 @ 11:56 AM
interesting information... makes you wonder the potential...

posted on Jun, 2 2003 @ 01:29 PM
Well they could start in the Caribbean right now!!! Hurrican season started yesterday...

posted on Jun, 2 2003 @ 08:22 PM
It isnt impossible. People once laughed at Edison and Einstein.

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