The White Stuff

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Look up, look up! When was the last time you wondered at the clouds above you? Scudding cumulus, churning valleys of Nimbus, great plains of Stratus.

Ever changing, self-organising continent crossers.

200 years ago Luke Howard named them and changed our understanding of them forever.

Biographer Richard Hamblyn ascends into the unfurling mysteries, myths and substance of the white stuff.