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Luke Howard

English Heritage blue plaque on the wall of 7 Bruce Grove, Tottenham, London N17. It was the home of Luke Howard from 1852. (Photo on 21 January 2016.)

 

Description below from Wikipedia. (Accessed 29 September 2016.)

"Luke Howard, FRS (28 November 1772 – 21 March 1864) was a British manufacturing chemist and an amateur meteorologist with broad interests in science.

His lasting contribution to science is a nomenclature system for clouds, which he proposed in an 1802 presentation to the Askesian Society."

 

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§ Read more from Wikipedia here.

§ A clearer explanation of his classification on the website of The Royal Meteorological Society. (Accessed on 29 September 2016.)

§ Tottenham clouds website celebrating the achievements of Luke Howard and campaigning to save the building from neglect and disrepair.

§ 38 Degrees Petition to save 7 Bruce Grove.

 

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Taken on January 21, 2016