Lori's Reviews > Defining the Wind: The Beaufort Scale, and How a 19th-Century Admiral Turned Science Into Poetry

Defining the Wind by Scott Huler
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Jun 07, 2008

it was ok
bookshelves: science, 2008, history, scientific-history
Read in July, 2008

Some interesting points, though very repetitive. The end got a bit preachy, though he did offer some valid criticism of our tech-reliant culture.

What saved the book was a down-to-earth style of writing.
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