Punch,  24 (1853), 54.

Long Range for the Peace Society



News-Commentary, Drollery


Textbooks, Meteorology, Measurement, Politics, Aeronautics, Observation

    Describes proposal to conquer 'despotism throughout Europe', including the idea of dropping natural science books by balloon onto the continent. The success of the scheme depends on the establishment of 'an extensive series of meteorological observations' for gauging the wind speed.

© Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Project, Universities of Leeds and Sheffield, 2005 - 2020

Printed from Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical: An Electronic Index, v. 4.0, The Digital Humanities Institute <http://www.sciper.org> [accessed ]