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Offline Old Tele man

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"New" Book about history of weather
« on: June 14, 2015, 10:01:47 AM »
For Father's Day, my daughter sent me a book, "The Weather Experiment: The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future" by British author Peter Moore, which I find to be a VERY interesting read. It is basically about the life & trials of RN Admiral Robert FitzRoy, captain of the HMS BEAGLE on the Darwin expedition, but NOT limited to just him, and his wish to 'prognosticate' weather.
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Re: "New" Book about history of weather
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2015, 09:30:10 PM »
Thanks for the good read!

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Re: "New" Book about history of weather
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2015, 11:50:28 AM »
What did you think of the author's "writing style"? It certainly was NOT "dull rhetoric" in my eyes, but rather enlightening, although I did have trouble with a few archaic British words.
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