Mayer, Julius Robert von, 1814-1878

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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

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creatorOf Mayer, Julius Robert von, 1814-1878. Robert Mayer Archive, ca. 1810-present. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Mayer, Julius Robert von, 1814-1878. Autograph letter signed : Heilbronn, to Wilhelm Förster, the astronomer, 1869 Apr. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Mayer, Julius Robert von, 1814-1878. Papers. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf [Julius Robert von Mayer, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Popper-Lynkeus, Josef, 1838-1921. Papers. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
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associatedWith Ammann, Robert, person
associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Förster, Wilhelm Julius, 1832-1921, person
associatedWith Heineman, Hettie, 1890-1974, person
associatedWith Popper-Lynkeus, Josef, 1838-1921. person
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Medical physics
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Birth 1814-11-25

Death 1878-03-20

Germans

German

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