WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2019 -- Imagine 300 midsize cars floating above your head -- that's how much your average fluffy cloud weighs. So why doesn't it come crashing down on you? This week on Reactions, we explore the chemistry behind how a cloud stays aloft in the sky, and how it got there in the first place: https://youtu.be/a2GvzsaOncE.
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