The Invention of Clouds: How an Amateur Meteorologist Forged the Language of the Skies
The story of a Quaker, Luke Howard, who in 1802 named the clouds, a defining point in natural history and meteorology. His poetic names and groundbreaking work made him internationally famous and a cult figure for Romantics like Shelley and Goethe.
'Elegantly written and richly diverting' Guardian
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