Meteorology, Observation, Gas Chemistry, Physiology
Inspired by a report of the 'unusual absence of ozone', this poem begins by pondering the location of 'our usual ozone' and the reasons for its departure. Asking where 'our usual ozone' dwelt, answers ''Twas somewhere in the atmosphere, but where I cannot tell / You must ask Professor Airey, or some other learned swell'. Concludes by wondering whether ozone is 'in the sky' and whether we can exist without it.
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