Letter : London, to Hippolyte Fizeau, Paris, 1841 Aug. 11.


Letter : London, to Hippolyte Fizeau, Paris, 1841 Aug. 11.

Letter to the French physicist providing instructions for the making of special daguerrotypes to be used by Wheatstone in his experiments with the stereoscope.

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Fizeau, H. (Hippolyte), 1819-1896

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Armand Hippolyte Louis Fizeau was born on November 23, 1819, in Paris, France. He received his secondary school education at the Collège Stanislas with the intention of becoming a doctor. Illness forced Fizeau to discontinue classes and upon returning, he studied physics. Fizeau's early work included the improvement of the daguerreotype process. This allowed Fizeau and Léon Foucault to be the first to photograph the disk of the sun. Probably Fizeau's most significant contribution was the calcu...

Wheatstone, Charles, Sir, 1802-1875

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Physicist. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84865311 At 21 he began business in London as a musical instrument maker and carried out experiments on sound and optics. Professor of experimental physics at King's Colege, London 1834. F. R. S., 1836. He made many inventions and suggested the stereoscope and spectrum analysis. He collaborated with Sir William Fothergill Cooke in producing and improving electric telegraph ...