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Detail of glass fungus model

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A battery of five Leyden jars, used to store static electricity so that its effects could be harnessed and studied.

What meteorologists study has changed considerably since philosophers first began to observe and measure the atmosphere with instruments. Models were one way to help philosophers visualise weather related events, such as lightning striking the earth.

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