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Hans Christian Ørsted : reading Nature's mind

Author: Dan Ch Christensen
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 21013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the narrative of the Scandinavian scientist, Hans Christian Orsted, the discoverer of electromagnetism. Orsted was also one of the cultural leaders and organizers of the Danish Golden Age,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biografia
Named Person: Hans Christian Ørsted; Hans Christian Ørsted
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Ch Christensen
ISBN: 9780199669264 0199669260
OCLC Number: 920330839
Notes: Llistes d'abreviatures i d'il·lustracions.
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Description: XIX, 2 v. (1209 p.) : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: I. THE STUDENT; II. THE COSMOPOLITAN; III. THE RESEARCHER AND TEACHER; IV. THE SPOUSE; V. THE TRIUMPHATOR; VI. THE ORGANIZER; VII. FAME & TRIBULATIONS
Responsibility: Dan Charly Christensen.

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Few people know more about Hans Christian Orsted than his "accidental" discovery of electromagnetism in 1820. Dan Ch. Christensen's definitive biography of Orsted, now available in English, will Read more...

 
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