Items relevant to history of physics and allied sciences.

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Items relevant to history of physics and allied sciences.

Items relevant to history of physics and allied sciences.

The "Autograph" collection includes single or several manuscript items by the following physicists and/or astronomers, among very many others: Jean Baptiste Biot, 1774-1862; Johann Tobias Mayer, 1752-1830; Armand-Marie-Jacques de Castenet de Puységur, 1751-1825; George Bidell Airy, 1801-1892; Alexander Dallas Bache, 1806-1867; Johann Friedrich Benzenberg, 1777-1846; Johann Tobias Bürg, 1766-1834; Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Toussant von Charpentier, 1738-1805; Heinrich Wilhelm Dove, 1803-1879; Francesco Zantedeschi, 1797-1873; Davies Gilbert; Friedrich Christian Kries, 1768-1849); Karl E. von Moll, 1760-1838; Lambert Adolphe Jacques Quetelet, 1796-1874; Johann Ephraim Scheibel, 1736-1809; Karl Friedrich Gauss, 1777-1855; Johann Kaspar Horner, 1774-1834; Johann Albrecht Euler, 1734-1800; Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, 1742-1799; Alessandro Volta, 1745-1827; Albert Einstein, 1879-1955; Hans Reichenbach, 1891-1953; Lorenz Johann Daniel Suckow, 1722-1801; Wilhelm Eduard Weber, 1804-1891; Christian Ludwig Gerling, 1788-1864; Carl Theodor Anger, 1803-1858; Johann Heinrich Deinhardt, 1805-1867; Franz Ernst Neumann, 1798-1895; Hans Christian Orsted, 1777-1851; Julius Plücker, 1801-1868; Otto von (der Jüngere) Guericke, 1602-1686; Hermann von Helmholtz, 1821-1894; Heinrich Rudolph Hertz, 1857-1894; Heinrich Wilhelm Brandes, 1777-1834; Pierre L. Moreau de Maupertuis, 1698-1759; Johann Heinrich Voigt, 1751-1823; and Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker.

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Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867

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Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an important scientific reformer during the early nineteenth century. From his position as superintendent of the United States Coast Survey, and through leadership roles in the scientific institutions of the time, Bache helped bring American science into alignment with the professional nature of its European counterpart. In addition, Bache fostered the reform of public education in America. On July 19, 1806 Alexander Dalla...

Weber, Wilhelm Eduard, 1804-1891

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German physicist. Professor of physics at University of Göttingen (1831-1837), Leipzig (1843-1849); resumed Göttingen (1849). Established (with Gauss) measuring system of electricity. Discovered connection between electric and magnetic power. From the description of Lectures on electricity and magnetism. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80284625 Physicist. Professor of physics, University of Göttingen, 1831-1837; Leipzig, 1843-1849; resumed Göttingen in 1849. Established (...

Biot, Jean-Baptiste, 1774-1862

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Humphry Davy (1778–1829, APS 1810) was a British chemist and pioneer in the field of electrochemistry. He was a major figure in the reformed chemistry movement initiated by the French scientist Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743-1794, APS 1775). Davy was the son of an impoverished Cornish woodcarver. As a youth, he was apprenticed to an apothecary-surgeon with whom he pursued a regimen of self-study that included theology, philosophy, poetics, several languages, as well as,...

Gauss, Carl Friedrich, 1777-1855.

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Gauss was a German mathematician, astronomer, and physicist. From the guide to the Family papers, 1845-1925., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) German mathematician (mathematics, mathematical physics, astronomy, geophysics). Studied: Collegium Carolinum (Brunswick) 1792-1795; University of Göttingen 1795-1798; private researcher 1898-1806; University of Göttingen 1807 Director of Observatory and o. professor of mathematics. From th...

Weizsäcker, Carl Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1912-

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Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

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Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. Six weeks later the family moved to Munich, where he later on began his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium. Later, they moved to Italy and Albert continued his education at Aarau, Switzerland and in 1896 he entered the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich to be trained as a teacher in physics and mathematics. In 1901, the year he gained his diploma, he acquired Swiss citizenship and, as he was...

Neumann, F. E. (Franz Ernst), 1798-1895

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German mineralogist, physicist, mathematician. Studied at Universities of Berlin, Jena; 1825 Ph. D. Universität Berlin; University of Königsberg; privatdozen 1826; professor of mineralogy and physics, 1829. Formulated law on molecular heat of a compound, 1831; discovered Neumann bands in crystal structure of iron and steel. From the description of Papers, 1831-1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83770298 ...

Volta, Alessandro, 1745-1827

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Italian physicist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Pavia, to J. Ambrosius Barth, bookseller in Leipzig, 1801 May 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270585767 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Pavia, to Luigi Catenazzi in Como, 1818 Apr. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270585771 ...

Maupertuis, 1698-1759, 1698-1759.

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Lichtenberg, Georg Christoph, 1742-1799

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German physicist. Studied in Göttingen. 1769 e. o. professor of physics in Göttingen; 1775 o. professor; research in experimental physics, especially electricity. From the description of Papers, 1779-1798 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80052550 ...

Plücker, Julius, 1801-1868

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Mathematician (mathematics, physics). Studied in Bonn, Heidelberg, Berlin, and Paris. 1824 Ph. D. at Marburg; 1825 habilitation at Bonn (in mathematics); 1828 e. o. professor Bonn; 1833 o. professor Halle; 1836-1847 professor of mathematics, 1847-1868 professor of physics, University of Bonn. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79287456 ...

Hertz, Heinrich, 1857-1894

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Heinrich Hertz (b. Feb. 22, 1857, Hamburg, Germany–d. Jan. 1, 1894, Bonn, Germany) was a German physicist who first conclusively proved the existence of the electromagnetic waves theorized by James Clerk Maxwell's electromagnetic theory of light. The unit of frequency — cycle per second — was named the "hertz" in his honor....