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Upper-air Temperatures Registered Outside and Inside Balloons

Naturevolume 82page366 (1910) | Download Citation



ATTENTION has been directed several times in NATURE to the interest attaching to the knowledge of the rate at which the gas inside rubber balloons takes up the temperature of the air outside. In this connection the results of two registering-balloon ascents from Manchester, made at the suggestion of Mr. Gold, are useful as giving some idea of the magnitudes of various possible errors.

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  1. Physical Laboratory, University, Manchester

    • W. A. HARWOOD


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