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Jean Baptiste Biot (1774-1864) and Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac (1778-1850), left, making measurements at a height of 4,000 metres during their balloon ascent of 20 August 1804. This was the first balloon ascent made specifically for scientific purposes. From Louis Figuier 'Les Merveilles de la Science', Paris 1870

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Jean Baptiste Biot (1774-1864) and Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac (1778-1850), left, making measurements at a height of 4,000 metres during their balloon ascent of 20 August 1804. This was the first balloon ascent made specifically for scientific purposes. From Louis Figuier 'Les Merveilles de la Science', Paris 1870