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Michael Faraday and the Royal Institution : the genius of man and place

Author: J M Thomas
Publisher: Bristol, England ; Philadelphia : A. Hilger, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A self-educated man who knew no mathematics, Michael Faraday rose from errand boy to become one of Britain's greatest scientists. This work provides an introduction to the roots of modern science and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Michael Faraday; Michael Faraday; Michael Faraday; Michael Faraday; Michael Faraday
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Thomas
ISBN: 0750301457 9780750301459
OCLC Number: 23767457
Notes: "Faraday's discourses & scientific publications, 1832-1834": p. 212-214.
Includes index.
Description: xii, 234 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Setting the scene Rumford, Davy and the Royal Institution From errand boy to the grand tour Faraday's scientific contributions Faraday's writings Faraday the man Faraday's influence upon the Royal Institution The popularization of science Appendices
Responsibility: John Meurig Thomas.
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