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teisserenc de bort, léon philippe

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Teisserenc de Bort
  (těs-rä' də bôr')   
French physicist and meteorologist who pioneered the use of unmanned balloons outfitted with weather instruments for meteorological studies. Using these balloons he discovered and named the stratosphere in 1899.
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