This Frequently asked questions (FAQ) is written in response to questions posed over the years by readers of the Bad Meteorology pages. Although the questions presented here are often ones asked by a specific person, each is chosen to characterize a group of similar questions which have been asked about the topic. The author cites four types of evidence: photography, theory, rainbows, and radar and proceeds to explain how each offers evidence of the true shape of raindrops. In his replies to the other two issues the author points out that rain does not fall through a vacuum and that some of the paintings of Picasso would not be helpful in the teaching of anatomy.


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