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Defining the Wind : The Beaufort Scale, and How a 19th-Century Admiral Turned Science into Poetry
Defining the Wind The Beaufort Scale and How a 19th-Century Admiral Turned Science into Poetry
Author: Scott Huler
“Nature, rightly questioned, never lies.” —A Manual of Scientific Enquiry, Third Edition, 1859 — Scott Huler was working as a copy editor for a small publisher when he stumbled across the Beaufort Wind Scale in his Merriam Webster Collegiate Dictionary. It was one of those moments of discovery that writers live for. Written cen...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781400048847
ISBN-10: 1400048842
Publication Date: 8/10/2004
Pages: 304
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Publisher: Crown
Book Type: Hardcover
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