John Tyndall

Why the Sky Turns Blue December 4, 1893 Today is the anniversary of the death of the Irish experimental physicist John Tyndall. In 1859, John discovered the link between atmospheric CO2 and what we call the Greenhouse effect. And Although John was often attributed as the first person to discover the Greenhouse effect, today we…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the botanist who discovered the Rhododenrun minus growing in South Carolina. We’ll also learn about the young German botanist who died on the Niger Expedition after valiantly trying to keep his plants alive. We’ll recognize an Irish doctor who was one of the first people to discover the greenhouse effect. We salute…

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John Tyndall

Tyndall Blue Today is the anniversary of the death of the Irish experimental physicist John Tyndall who died on this day in 1893. Tyndall made many discoveries in the field of infrared radiation, including discovering the link between atmospheric CO2 and what is now known as the Greenhouse effect in 1859. Today, we know that…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate one of the first botanists to explore South Carolina and a German botanist who met his end during the 1841 Expedition to Niger. We’ll learn about the man who discovered why the sky is blue, and one of Australia’s top garden designers, in addition to the monument to one of Australia’s greatest…

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