Since its invention, photography has helped scientists take a closer look at clouds. The Winterthour Fotomuseum examines this felicitous collaboration. A parakeet, an elf, a submarine. A stratus, a fibratus, a cirrocumulus.
Some people look at cloud shapes and see things. Others look for names. Scientists have long used photography to classify different types of clouds, and their knowledge of our skies has increased with technical innovations in the field.
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