Rood, Ogden N. (Ogden Nicholas), 1831-1902

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1831-02-03
Death 1902
Americans
English, German

Biographical notes:

Professor of Physics at Columbia University, 1863-1901, who was the first to apply stereoscopic photography to the microscope and the first to make quantitative experiments on color-contrast, to measure the duration of flashes of lightning, and to make a photometer that is independent of color.

From the description of Papers, 1855-1902. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122515000

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Subjects:

  • Brothers and sisters--19th century
  • Photography, Stereoscopic
  • Photometry
  • Photomicrography
  • Families
  • Lightning--Research
  • Color photography--Research

Occupations:

  • College teachers
  • Physicists

Places:

  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)
  • New York (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • Germany--Munich (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--Troy (as recorded)