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The History of Electrical Science 2016 March 14.

Author: Victor D Boantza; Robert P Crease; Amy Fisher; Bruce J Hunt; Iain P Watts
Edition/Format:   Computer file : CD audio : Sound recording   Archival Material : English
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Audio recording of session B14 of the March 2016 annual meeting of the American Physical Society, held in Baltimore, Maryland in March 2016. This session was chaired by Amy Fisher, University of Puget Sound. Talks (and speakers) include: "Electrical Enlightment: Joseph Priestley's Historical and Experimental Studies of Electricity" (Victor Boantza); "Lomonosov's Electrical Experiments" (Robert Crease); "Priestley's  Read more...
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Named Person: Antoine Laurent Lavoisier; Mikhail Vasilʹevich Lomonosov; Joseph Priestley; Antoine Laurent Lavoisier; Mikhail Vasilʹevich Lomonosov; Joseph Priestley
Material Type: Sound recording
Document Type: Computer File, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Victor D Boantza; Robert P Crease; Amy Fisher; Bruce J Hunt; Iain P Watts
OCLC Number: 960176457
Notes: Forms part of the Niels Bohr Library & Archives Miscellaneous Tapes Collection.
Sessions A14, B14, and C14 from the meeting span two MP3 files availabe on preservation server.
Reproduction Notes: Digital master copy 2016. saved to preservation server, Loan copies may be made from digital copy.
Description: 1 MP3 files
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Audio recording of session B14 of the March 2016 annual meeting of the American Physical Society, held in Baltimore, Maryland in March 2016. This session was chaired by Amy Fisher, University of Puget Sound. Talks (and speakers) include: "Electrical Enlightment: Joseph Priestley's Historical and Experimental Studies of Electricity" (Victor Boantza); "Lomonosov's Electrical Experiments" (Robert Crease); "Priestley's Shadow and Lavoisier's Influence: Electricity and Heat in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries" (Amy Fisher); "Broken Circuits? International Scientific Communication on Galvanic Electricity During the Napoleonic Wars" (Iain Watts); "The Bottom Line: Cable Telegraphy and the Rise of Field Theory in the Victorian British Empire" (Bruce Hunt). Topics discussed include Joseph Priestley; electricity; the Enlightenment; Mikhail Lomonosov; Antoine Lavoisier; relationship between heat and electricity; telegraphy; electromagnetic field theory.

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