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Physics in Oxford, 1839-1939 : laboratories, learning, and college life

Author: Robert Fox; Graeme Gooday
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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This book shows that physics in pre-war Oxford has a colourful and dynamic history. Its examination of physics teaching and research in the university's constituent colleges reveals a unique world that helped to make Oxford physics in the 20th century, a force to rival that of the Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge.
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Physics in Oxford, 1839-1939.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005296514
(OCoLC)58054253
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Fox; Graeme Gooday
ISBN: 9780198567929 0198567928 9780191524455 019152445X
OCLC Number: 252696810
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 363 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Physics in Oxford: problems and perspectives / Robert Fox ... [et al.] --
Context and practices of Oxford Physics, 1839-77 / Robert Fox --
Robert Bellamy Clifton and the 'depressing inheritance' of the Clarendon Laboratory, 1877-1919 / Graeme Gooday --
Laboratories and physics in Oxford Colleges, 1848-1947 / Tony Simcock --
Mechanical physicists, the Millard Laboratory, and the transition from physics to engineering / Tony Simcock --
Translating ion physics from Cambridge to Oxford: John Townsend and the Electrical Laboratory, 1900-24 / Benoit Lelong --
Lindemann Era / Jack Morrell --
Redfining the context: Oxford and the wider world of British physics, 1900-1940 / Jeff Hughes --
Epilogue / Robert Fox, Graeme Gooday --
Appendix I. The classification of the Oxford B.A. --
Appendix II. The syllabus for the Oxford B.A., 1831-1872 --
Appendix III. Letter from Robert Clifton to Sir William Thomson.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Fox, Graeme Gooday.
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