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The Weather Experiment

The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future

The Weather Experiment( )
Author: Moore, Peter
ISBN:978-0-7011-8799-6
Publication Date:May 2015
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Chatto & Windus
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $45.00
Book Description:

In 1865 a broken Admiral Robert FitzRoy locked himself in his dressing room and cut his throat. His grand meteorological project had failed. Yet only a decade later, FitzRoy's storm-warning system and 'forecasts' would return, the model for what we use today. In an age when a storm at sea was evidence of God's great wrath, nineteenth-century meteorologists had to fight against convention and religious dogma. But buoyed by the achievements of the Enlightenment a generation...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Science / Earth Sciences / Meteorology & Climatology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.2 x 24 x 3.9 cm
Book Weight:0.761 Kilograms



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