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The correspondence of Michael Faraday. / Volume 5, November 1855-October 1860, letters 3033-3873

Author: Michael Faraday; Frank A J L James; Institution of Engineering and Technology.
Publisher: Stevenage : Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2008.
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Michael Faraday (1791-1867) was one of the most important men of science in nineteenth century Britain. His discoveries of electro-magnetic rotations (1821) and electro-magnetic induction (1831) laid  Read more...

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Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867.
Correspondence of Michael Faraday. Vol. 5, November 1855-October 1860, letters 3033-3873.
Stevenage : Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2008
(OCoLC)191891441
Named Person: Michael Faraday; Michael Faraday; Michael Faraday; Michael Faraday
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Faraday; Frank A J L James; Institution of Engineering and Technology.
ISBN: 9780863419959 086341995X
OCLC Number: 505830409
Description: 1 online resource (835 p.)
Contents: Topics include: Faraday's work on regelation, the transmission of light through gold and his attempts to bring gravity into his general scheme of forces; the offer by Queen Victoria, and his acceptance, of a Grace and Favour House at Hampton Court; his advice to Trinity House, the Board of Trade and the Royal Commission on Lighthouses; his investigation of the deterioration of the stonework of the relatively new Houses of Parliament; the conservation issues surrounding the National Gallery's pictures; and his appointment by Emperor Napoleon III to be a Commander of the Legion of Honour.
Other Titles: Correspondence.
November 1855-October 1860, letters 3033-3873
Responsibility: edited by Frank A.J.L. James.

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