Humans have always searched for ways to influence and accurately forecast the weather
all too aware that their survival depends on favourable conditions.Starting with the earliest astronomers
this book examines how the science of meteorology has evolved over the last 3 000 years.From rain dances and weather balloons to tornado tracker planes and satellites in outer space
stunning colour photographs provide an intriguing insight into nature's diverse and deadly extremes.Jack Challoner graduted in Physics from London University and is a qualified teacher. He has written many popular science titles for all ages
including How Weather Works and Energy.