Harvard Scientists Think They Can Dim The Sun

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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Scientists at Harvard are looking to conduct the first experiment to dim the sun.

The fairly new technique is meant to help flight global warming.

To do this scientists will be launching calcium carbonate into the stratosphere.

It is a common substance found in rocks as the minerals calcite and aragonite and is the main component of pearls and the shells of marine organisms, snails, and eggs.

Calcium carbonate is not very poisonous. Recovery is quite likely. But, long-term overuse is more serious than a single overdose, because it can cause kidney damage. Few people die from an antacid overdose.

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