California is bracing for a fire season exacerbated by a historic drought. But in a state known for innovation as much as its dry weather, UC Berkeley scientists have a new strategy to prevent out-of-control fires: drones. We'll talk to physicist Carl Pennypacker about the drone and sensor technology aimed at curbing the spread of wildfires.
UC Berkeley Scientists Eye Drones to Contain Wildfires
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Carl Pennypacker, research physicist at the UC Berkeley Space Sciences Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab; lead coordinator for FUEGO