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Physicists of Ireland : passion and precision

Author: Mark McCartney; Andrew Whitaker
Publisher: Bristol ; Philadelphia : Institute of Physics, ©2003.
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A collection of essays on leading figures from the history of physics in Ireland. It includes physicists born outside of Ireland who carried out significant work in Ireland as well as those who had  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Physicists of Ireland.
Bristol ; Philadelphia : Institute of Physics, ©2003
(OCoLC)51584748
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark McCartney; Andrew Whitaker
ISBN: 9781420033175 1420033174 9780750308663 0750308664
OCLC Number: 80575113
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 298 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: William Petty 1623-1687 / by Norman D. McMillan --
Robert Boyle 1627-1691 / by D. Thorburn Burns --
William Molyneux 1656-1698 / by Patrick Wayman and Norman D. McMillan --
Nicholas Callan 1799-1864 / by Niall E. McKeith --
William Parsons, Earl of Rosse 1800-1867 / by Bob Strunz --
Humphrey Lloyd 1800-1881 / by James G. O'Hara --
Thomas Grubb 1800-1878 and Howard Grubb 1844-1931 / by Andrew Whitaker --
William Rowan Hamilton 1805-1865 / by John J. O'Connor and Edmund F. Robertson --
James MacCullagh 1809-1847 / by James G. O'Hara --
Thomas Andrews 1813-1885 / by D. Thorburn Burns --
George Gabriel Stokes 1819-1903 / by Alastair Wood --
John Tyndall 1820-1893 / by Norman D. McMillan --
Samuel Haughton 1821-1897 / by Norman D. McMillan --
William Thomson, Lord Kelvin 1824-1907 / by Mark McCartney --
George Johnstone Stoney 1826-1911 / by James G. O'Hara --
George Francis FitzGerald 1851-1901 / by John J. O'Connor and Edmund F. Robertson --John Joly 1857-1933 / by Denis Weaire and Stephen Coonan --
Joseph Larmor 1857-1942 / by Raymond Flood --
Frederick Thomas Trouton 1863-1922 / by James G. O'Hara --
John Sealy Edward Townsend 1868-1957 / by Mark McCartney --
John A. McClelland 1870-1920 / by Thomas C. O'Connor --
Erwin Schrödinger 1887-1961 / by Andrew Whitaker --
Cornelius Lanczos 1893-1974 / by Barbara Gellai --
John Synge 1897-1995 / by Petros S. Florides --
John Desmond Bernal 1901-1971 / by Roy Johnston --
Ernest Walton 1903-1995 / by Brian Cathcart --
Walter Heitler 1904-1981 / by David Glass --
Sir William McCrea 1904-1999 / by Iwan Williams --
Cormac Ó Ceallaigh 1912-1996 / by Mark McCartney --
David Bates 1916-1994 / by Ray Flannery --
John Stewart Bell 1928-1990 / by Andrew Whitaker --
Lochlainn Ó Raifeartaigh 1933-2000 / by Siddhartha Sen --
Index of names.
Responsibility: edited by Mark McCartney and Andrew Whitaker.
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