How a Scientist’s Least Important Discovery Became His Most Famous

By Esther Inglis-Arkell

Heinrich Wilhelm Dove was a meteorologist who made great contributions to his field. He wrote over 300 papers, and helped launch the science of global climate study. But today, it’s parapsychologists who bring his work up the most.

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