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Old 01-03-2013, 07:06 PM   #328 (permalink)
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Has anyone looked into floating translucent sun shades? I imagine that there would be some intelligent way of doing it. Float them over Phoenix whenever it reaches 100 and we would use the air conditioner less. Then, I guess, float them down to South America!
Well, there's the Old Man River project from 1971

And the U.S. Marine Corps experimented with air deliverability.