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Cleveland Abbe

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My boyhood life in New York City has impressed me with the popular ignorance and also with the great need of something better than local lore and weather proverbs.

— Cleveland Abbe

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True science is never speculative; it employs hypotheses as suggesting points for inquiry, but it never adopts the hypotheses as though they were demonstrated propositions.

— Cleveland Abbe

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It is inevitable that those to whom is vouchsafed a long life of usefulness should outlive the friends of their youth.

— Cleveland Abbe

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The atmosphere is much too near for dreams. It forces us to action. It is close to us. We are in it and of it. It rouses us both to study and to do. We must know its moods and also its motive forces.

— Cleveland Abbe

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I have started that which the country will not willingly let die.

— Cleveland Abbe

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Abbe then invented an anemobarometer to test the effect of chimney and window drafts on barometers in enclosed spaces. In 1868 he was hired by the Cincinnati Astronomical Society but the organization lacked funding and he lost his job less than a year later. Meteorological career

In order to compile his information Abbe required a time-keeping system that was consistent between the stations.

Cleveland Abbe (December 3 1838 – October 28 1916) was an American meteorologist and advocate of time zones. S. Congress in 1870 establiCleveland Abbed the U.

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