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An American scientist on the research frontier : Edward Morley, community, and radical ideas in nineteenth-century science

Author: R R Hamerla
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2006.
Series: Archimedes (Dordrecht, Netherlands), v. 13.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a study of the nineteenth-century American scientist Edward Williams Morley. This is a story of a man who lent his name to the Michelson and Morley Ether-Drift Experiment, and who conclusively established the atomic weight of oxygen. It is also the story of science in provincial America.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hamerla, R.R.
American scientist on the research frontier.
Dordrecht : Springer, 2006
(DLC) 2007416639
(OCoLC)63764169
Named Person: Edward Williams Morley; Edward Williams Morley; Edward Williams Morley
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R R Hamerla
ISBN: 9781402040894 140204089X 1402040881 9781402040887
OCLC Number: 209930968
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 260 pages) : figure.
Contents: Introduction; The Morleys; Edward Morley: Education, Civil War, and the Western Reserve; Making a Place; Kindred Spirits: The Ether Drift; Intellectual Heritage, Prout's Hypothesis; Oxygen.
Series Title: Archimedes (Dordrecht, Netherlands), v. 13.
Responsibility: by Ralph R. Hamerla.
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