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2006-Jan-30, 06:09 PM
Cosmic rays linked to cloudy days (http://www.newscientistspace.com/article/mg18925365.700-cosmic-rays-linked-to-cloudy-days-.html)

If you love to moan about cloudy grey weather, you now have something to blame: cosmic rays. These high-energy particles originate in outer space and in solar flares, and can have a small but significant effect on the weather, increasing the chances of an overcast day by nearly 20 per cent.

Fr. Wayne
2006-Jan-30, 10:58 PM
And I used to think the full Moon drove the clouds away. Now I can blame the Big Bang for messing up my telescope nights. :wall: