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Lewis Richardson
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Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Born on 11th of October 1881
Died on 30th of September 1953

Born 1881. Died 1953 - English philosopher and meteorologist.

Graduated from Cambridge in 1903. Attempted weather forecasting by using equations to predict weather conditions six hours ahead. Results were a failure but ideas formed basis for future weather prediction. Carried out original research on turbulence.

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