From: Joe McGonagle <joe.mcgonagle.nul> Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 14:26:26 +0000 Archived: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 11:07:28 -0500 Subject: Study Closes Hole In 'Hole-Punch' Cloud Theory Study Closes Hole In 'Hole-Punch' Cloud Theory USA Today http://tinyurl.com/6lavrju 1/31/2011 Doyle Rice The truth is up there =97 and it isn't alien spaceships or covert government operations. "Hole punch" clouds, so named for gaps in clouds that appear to be made by a giant hole punch, have fascinated and worried people around the world for decades, leading to speculation about UFOs and other sinister plots. In October 2009, a hole-punch cloud caused a furor in Russia, sparking such headlines as "UFO cloud hovers over Moscow" in the China Daily newspaper. Now a study led by scientist Andrew Heymsfield of the Boulder, Colo.-based National Center for Atmospheric Research found that airplanes taking off or landing are the likely cause of these cloud holes. The airplanes can also cause additional rain or snow to fall after creating the holes. (Full article available at URL above.) [Originally post to the List in Newslinks - 30-01-11 http://www.ufoupdateslist.com/2011/jan/m31-006.shtml ] Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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