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The Fogs of London

Nature volume 23, pages 165166 | Download Citation



LAST week Mr. Scott Moncrieff described in our columns a method of all but entirely eliminating smoke from the atmosphere of London, and thus abolishing that most venerable of our institutions—Fog. And in a recent number Dr. Siemens showed how our existing grates could be made to give out a maximum of heat at a minimum of expense and an entire absence of smoke. It may therefore be of some interest to inquire briefly into the latest theories as to the causes and consequences of this hideous incubus which renders residence in London a terror to so many.

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