May 8, 2006

New Weather Forecasting Tool?

Recent research published in Science continues the study of the use of cell phone towers to predict weather patterns.

It has been shown that rain and other atmospheric disturbances can reduce and even interrupt signals, which may be used by meteorologists to forecast and analyze weather.

The lead researcher, Hagit Messer, told, "We get this information for free."

I wonder how long that will last...

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