Robert FitzRoy FRS: sailing into the storm

 

Robert Fitzroy

Dr John Gribbin, University of Sussex
 

John Gribbin is the author of more than a hundred books of popular science, including FitzRoy: the remarkable story of Darwin's Captain and the invention of the weather forecast'. In this talk, he discusses FitzRoy's career as captain of HMS Beagle and as a pioneering meteorologist.

 
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Robert FitzRoy FRS: sailing into the storm 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK

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