Mr Cox's Contribution to Science
Meteorology, Aeronautics, Measurement, Politics
Reports that James Glaisher has requested 'gentlemen' to record the altitude and azimuth of his imminent balloon ascent, and that the statesman William Cox claimed that he thought the balloon was upright but that its azimuth had 'fallen off'.
© 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 ]