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The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 2: The Correspondence, September 1843-December 1849

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The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 2: The Correspondence, September 1843-December 1849 - Baldwin, Melinda (Editor), and Browne, Janet (Editor)
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The 161 letters in this volume encompass a period of dramatic change for the young John Tyndall, who would become one of Victorian Britain's most famous physicists. They begin in September 1843, in the midst of a fiery public conflict with the Ordnance Survey of England, and end in December 1849 with him as a doctoral student of mathematics and experimental science at the University of Marburg, Germany. In between, Tyndall was fired from his position in the Ordnance Survey, worked as a railway surveyor at the height of ...

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The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 2: The Correspondence, September 1843-December 1849 2016, University of Pittsburgh Press

ISBN-13: 9780822944713

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