Thursday, April 06, 2006

How Flying to Boracay and Cow Fart will Affect Astronomy

Aircraft condensation trails and global warming will obscure the skies

A study by New Scientist concluded that by 2050 ground astronomy will be next to impossible due to aircraft condensation trails and global warming. The two factors will increase cloud cover, rending ground-based telescopes blind. "Contrails increase global warming, and global warming helps larger contrails form," the study claims.


Anonymous said...

Please include links to the articles. Thanks!!

Kin Enriquez said...

here's the full story at New Scientist