The Week In Technology, Sept. 4-8, 2023

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Pre-Trails aims to develop an aircraft predictive contrail system to help flight crews avoid creating cirrus clouds.

Credit: ARPA-E
ARPA-E Targets Contrails’ Climate Impact The U.S. Energy Department has launched a program to demonstrate the ability to predict when aircraft contrails could form and persist to create cirrus clouds that can contribute to aviation’s climate impact. The goal is to enable flight crews to avoid...

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