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American physics in transition : a history of conceptual change in the late nineteenth century

Author: Albert E Moyer
Publisher: Los Angeles : Tomash Publishers, ©1983.
Series: History of modern physics, 1800-1950, v. 3.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert E Moyer
ISBN: 0938228064 9780938228066
OCLC Number: 8709438
Description: xx, 218 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Stallo and the state of physics. Stallo's critique --
Reactions of reviewers --
The lawyer's rebuttal --
pt. 2. The range of atomo-mechanical outlooks. The orthodoxy of Mayer and Dolbear --
Trowbridge and Rowland : cautious mechanists --
Michelson and Hall : experimentation and education --
Messages from Europe --
pt. 3. Qualifications, alternatives, and deviations. Newcomb's operational outlook --
Gibb's phenomenalistic leanings --
Langley and Nipher : skeptics --
A reappraisal of Stallo and his critics --
pt. 3. Conceptual ferment and revolutionary expectations. Realignments with the old guard --
Retrenchment --
The St. Louis Congress : foreign delegates --
Americans at St. Louis --
Franklin's operational perspective --
Adams : from unity to multiplicity.
Series Title: History of modern physics, 1800-1950, v. 3.
Responsibility: by Albert E. Moyer.

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