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Of the conclusion arrived at by a committee of the Academy of Sciences of France, agreeably to which, tornados are caused by heat : while, agreeably to Peltier's report to the same body, certain insurers had been obliged to pay for a tornado as an electrical storm, also, abstracts from Peltier's report : moreover, quotations shewing the ignorance which existed in the Academy respecting the nature and causes of the meteor in question, prior to the publication ascribing it to a convective discharge of electricity : with objections to the opinions of Peltier and Espy / by Dr. Hare.

  • Hare, Robert, 1781-1858.
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Exposure of the errors and inconsistencies of the French Academicians respecting tornados

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Philadelphia : R.W. Barnard & Sons, printers, 1852.

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2nd ed., rev. and amended.

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Caption title: Exposure of the errors and inconsistencies of the French Academicians respecting tornados

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