Fluctuations and Luck in Droplet Growth by Coalescence

Alexander B. Kostinski, Raymond A. Shaw
2005 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
Simple theoretical arguments quantify the "luck" required for warm rain initiation, regardless of whether that luck comes from giant nuclei or occasional "fast eddies."
doi:10.1175/bams-86-2-235 fatcat:c5snozqe7baqpe5t4bpkwmphx4