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Birth of Scientific Writer Dionysius Lardner in Dublin

Dionysius Lardner, scientific writer who popularised science and technology and edited the 133-volume Cabinet Cyclopædia, is born in Dublin on April 3, 1793. 354 more words

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Rail travel at high speed is not possible, because passengers, unable to breathe, would die of asphyxia.

Dr Dionysius Lardner (1793–1859)