Mayer, Julius Robert von, 1814-1878Alternative names
Physician and physicist. Mayer traveled to East India as a ship's physician doing bloodletting observations on human blood, this experience led him to a recognition of the equivalence of work and heat. In 1842 for the first time he published his reflections/considerations. After long priority battles he was recognized as the discoverer of law of 'conservation of energy'.
From the description of Robert Mayer Archive, ca. 1810-present. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82803776
German physicist and physiologist.
From the description of Autograph letter signed : Heilbronn, to Wilhelm Förster, the astronomer, 1869 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270636897
- Medical physics