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...» Life Before Barometers September 27th, 2013 It is amazing that settled agriculture is considered to be a major contributing factor in humans... Read More »
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History of Antique Weather Barometers ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 03/20/2009
...History of Antique Weather Barometers ~ M.S. Rau Antiques How's the Weather? A Brief History of Antique Barometers A A A If only we could see into the future.........When it comes to the weather, the barometer may be the closest thing we have to a crystal ball. This remarkable device is used to measure atmospheric pressure, and those changes in pressure indicate a change in the weather....... Today, weather stations around the world use barometers for accurate forecasting, and for those of us who love nostalgia, an antique barometer provides the same information in a masterfully crafted case... Read More »

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...fine art collection. Posted in M.S. Rau Blog | Comments Off Life Before Barometers September 27th, 2013 | posted by Justine D'Ooge It is amazing that settled agriculture is considered to be a major......contributing factor in humans’ shift towards civilization, yet instrumental meteorological observations did not begin until the early 17 th century.  From farmers to fishermen, Stick Barometer By John Bennett......Doppler radar. Barometer by Worthington of London Instrument-based predictions that are indispensable to us now (especially for those of us that are put in the crosshairs every hurricane season) were begun... Read More »