Masters of the Ionosphere (1996)

Film details

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1996

  • Type

    Television

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  • Masters of the Ionosphere Original

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Synopsis

Recounts the history of scientific attempts from Marconi onwards to understand the atmospheric layer, known as the ionosphere. Discusses interest shown by the US Military in the region which has led to the establishment of HAARP (High Altitude Auroral Research Project) which will beam energy directly into the ionosphere. Considers the potential this might have for changing the weather. Plans to use the ionosphere as a giant antenna for radio waves are also explored.

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