Aristotle's legacy in meteorology

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  • 1 Department of Mathematics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo. 80521
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Aristotle's Meteorologica dominated the development of the science of meteorology during the nearly 2000-year period from antiquity up to the seventeenth century. This paper presents a survey of the history of meteorology during this often called “Era of Speculation.”

Aristotle's Meteorologica dominated the development of the science of meteorology during the nearly 2000-year period from antiquity up to the seventeenth century. This paper presents a survey of the history of meteorology during this often called “Era of Speculation.”

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