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作者 Jackson, Roland, 1954- author
書名 The ascent of John Tyndall : Victorian scientist, mountaineer, and public intellectual / Roland Jackson
出版項 Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018
國際標準書號 9780198788959
0198788959
9780191093319 (ebook)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  Q143.T96 J33 2018    在架上    30610020596417
版本 First edition
說明 xx, 556 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits, facsimiles ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Gender group: gdr Men lcdgt
Occupational/field of activity group: occ Scientists lcdgt
Occupational/field of activity group: occ University and college faculty members lcdgt
Nationality/regional group: nat Britons lcdgt
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 463-540) and index
Part I (c. 1822-1850) From Carlow to Marburg. Irish beginnings (c.1822-1844) ; Railway mania (1844-1847) ; Queenwood College (1847-1848) ; Marburg (1848-1850) -- Part II. (1850-1860) Breaking in. Making a name (1850-1853) ; Clash of theories (1854-1856) ; Glacial explorations (1856-1857) ; Storms over glaciers (1858-1860) -- Part III (1860-1870) The peak years. Radiant heat (1859-1862) ; Heated exchanges (1862-1865) ; The X-club (1864-1866) ; Eyre affair and death of Faraday (1866-1868) ; Prayer, miracles, metaphysics, and spirits (1865-1880) ; Mountaineering in the 1960s (8160-1868) ; Clouds of imagination (1868-1870) -- Part IV (1870-1880) Establishment figure. Dust and disease (1870-1872) ; Government service and education (1872-1872) ; America (1872-1873) ; Fogs and glaciers (1873) ; The Belfast address (1873-1875) ; Floating matter of the air (1875-1876) ; Contamination (1876-1878) ; Electric lights and mining accidents (1879-1886) -- Part V (1880-1893) Political affairs. Hindhead (1880-1883) ; Rainbows and lighthouses (1883-1885) ; The final years (1886-1893)
"John Tyndall was a leading scientific figure in Victorian Britain, who established the physical basis of the greenhouse effect, and why the sky is blue. This rich biography describes the colourful life and achievements of this brilliant communicator, physicist, and mountaineer, who ascended from humble beginnings to the heart of Victorian society"-- Provided by publisher
鏈接 Electronic version: Jackson, Roland. Ascent of John Tyndall. First edition. Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018 9780191093319 (OCoLC)1028836535
主題 Tyndall, John, 1820-1893
Scientists -- Great Britain -- Biography
Mountaineers -- Great Britain -- Biography
Intellectuals -- Great Britain -- Biography
Science news -- Great Britain
SCIENCE / History
SCIENCE / Physics / General
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
Tyndall, John, 1820-1893. fast (OCoLC)fst00046691
Intellectuals. fast (OCoLC)fst00975799
Mountaineers. fast (OCoLC)fst01028364
Science news. fast (OCoLC)fst01108748
Scientists. fast (OCoLC)fst01108895
Great Britain. fast (OCoLC)fst01204623
Biographies. fast (OCoLC)fst01919896
Biography. fast (OCoLC)fst01423686
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