Archibald Goldie (meteorologist)

Goldie's house at 6 Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh Dr Archibald Hayman Robertson Goldie CBE FRSE FRMS (usually referred to simply as A. H. R. Goldie in references) (1888-1964) was a Scottish meteorologist. He was Assistant Director at the London Meteorological Office 1938-1953. He researched the global circulation of air currents at high level and atmospheric turbulence affecting aircraft. He did much research on vapour trails from aircraft, and published several papers on how to avoid such in a military context. He was also one of the first scientists to explain the scintillation (twinkling) of stars at night. Provided by Wikipedia