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Physics in Meteorology

Nature volume 130, pages 708709 (05 November 1932) | Download Citation



THE eighteenth lecture of the “Physics in Industry” series founded by the Institute of Physics was delivered on November 2 by Dr. G. C. Simpson, Director of the Meteorological Office, who took as his subject “Physics in Meteorology.” Dr. Sirnpson said that meteorology is mainly applied physics; every branch of physics finds an application in it and he described five recent meteorological investigations which have respectively depended on an application of sound, light, heat, magnetism and electricity.

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