The Ben Nevis Observatory

The Ben Nevis Observatory, (around 1900)
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4. Wilson's experiments

In September 1894 the Cavendish physicist C.T.R. Wilson spent a few weeks as a meteorological observer investigating the weather at the top of Ben Nevis. He was impressed by the effects of sunlight on the clouds around the mountain, and decided to try to reproduce them in a laboratory.

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