Men might as well project a voyage to the Moon as attempt to employ steam navigation against the stormy North Atlantic Ocean.
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|Birth:||3rd April, 1793|
|Death:||29th April, 1859|
Dionysius Lardner was born in Dublin, Ireland. He was an Irish scientific writer who popularised science and technology, and edited the 133-volume Cabinet Cyclopædia. He obtained a B.A. in 1817 and an M.A. in 1819. In 1828 he was elected professor of natural philosophy and astronomy at University College, London. He wrote hand-books on various departments of natural philosophy; but it is as the editor of Lardner's Cabinet Cyclopaedia that he is best remembered. The Cabinet Library and the Museum of Science and Art were his other chief undertakings.
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