Jule Charney, Agnar Fjörtoff & John von Neumann Report the First Weather Forecast by Electronic Computer (1950) weather warfare

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Jule Charney, Agnar Fjörtoff & John von Neumann Report the First Weather Forecast by Electronic Computer(1950)

“As a committed opponent of Communism and a key member of the WWII-era national security establishment, von Neumann hoped that weather modeling might lead to weather control, which might be used as a weapon of war. Soviet harvests, for example, might be ruined by a US-induced drought.

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