In an age when a storm at sea was evidence of Godand’s great wrath, 19th-century meteorologists had to fight against convention and religious dogma. But a generation of mavericks set out to explain the secrets of the atmosphere and learned to predict the future. Explaining the atmosphere was one thing, but predicting what it was going to do seemed a step too far.
hr by Peter Moore Published by Chatto Windus 20 pounds in hardcover Science

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