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In this episode of The Atlas Obscura Podcast, we learn about professional rainmaker Charles Hatfield. He was either a scientist or a con man and he had a particular influence on San Diego. Want to know even more about cloud seeding? Listen to our earlier podcast on the Lynmouth Flood.

Our podcast is an audio guide to the world’s wondrous, awe-inspiring, strange places. In under 15 minutes, we’ll take you to an incredible site, and along the way you’ll meet some fascinating people and hear their stories. Join us daily, Monday through Thursday, to explore a new wonder with cofounder Dylan Thuras and a neighborhood of Atlas Obscura reporters.

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