James Glaisher

James GlaisherJames Glaisher (1809 -1903) was for 34 years su­perintendent of the department of meteorology and mag­netism at the Greenwich Observatory, publishing his standard dew-point tables which are still in use. He estab­lished the British Meteorological Society in 1850 and the Aeronautical Society in 1866. As a convinced Bible-believing Christian, he was one of the signers of the famous Declaration of 1864, affirming this belief in response to the tide of Darwinism then sweeping the country.

Excerpted from Men of Science, Men of God by Henry M. Morris. Copyright 1982, 1988 by Henry M. Morris. Used by permission.


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