FitzRoy

The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast

The name of Robert FitzRoy, captain of the Beagle, is forever linked with that of his most famous passenger, Charles Darwin. This exceptionally interesting biography brings FitzRoy out of Darwin's shadow for the first time, revealing a man who experienced high adventure, and suffered tragic disappointments. More

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Published by ReAnimus Press
Words: 118,880
Language: English
ISBN: 9781310109140
About John Gribbin

John Gribbin trained as an astrophysicist at the University of Cambridge, and is a science writer and a visiting Fellow in astronomy at the University of Sussex. The topical range of his prolific writings include quantum physics, human evolution, climate change, global warming, the origins of the universe, and biographies of famous scientists. He also writes science fiction.

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