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Christmas at the Royal Institution [electronic resource] : an anthology of lectures / by M. Faraday, J. Tyndall ... [et al.] ; editor, Frank A.J.L. James.

Contributor(s): James, Frank A. J. L, 1955-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xxxiii, 366 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789812771100 (electronic bk.); 9812771107 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Royal Institution Christmas lectures | Discoveries in science | SCIENCE -- Essays | SCIENCE -- Nanoscience | SCIENCE -- ReferenceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Christmas at the Royal Institution.DDC classification: 500 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The correlation of the physical forces / r Michael Faraday -- carbon or charcoal-coal gas-respiration and its analogy to the burning of a candle-conclusion /r Michael Faraday -- The forms of water in clouds and rivers, ice and glaciers /r John Tyndall -- Lessons in electricity / r John Tyndall -- Stars / r Robert Stawell Ball -- Rontgen light / r Silvanus Phillips Thompson -- The great extinct reptiles-dinosaurs from the Oolites-the Pariasaurus and Inostransevia from the Trias of North Russia and South Africa--Marine Reptiles /r Edwin Ray Lankester -- The Atoms of which things are made / r William Henry Bragg -- Our electrical supply / r William Lawrence Bragg -- Objects and pictures / r Richard Langton Gregory -- Gallery of Monsters /r Ian Stewart.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The correlation of the physical forces / r Michael Faraday -- carbon or charcoal-coal gas-respiration and its analogy to the burning of a candle-conclusion /r Michael Faraday -- The forms of water in clouds and rivers, ice and glaciers /r John Tyndall -- Lessons in electricity / r John Tyndall -- Stars / r Robert Stawell Ball -- Rontgen light / r Silvanus Phillips Thompson -- The great extinct reptiles-dinosaurs from the Oolites-the Pariasaurus and Inostransevia from the Trias of North Russia and South Africa--Marine Reptiles /r Edwin Ray Lankester -- The Atoms of which things are made / r William Henry Bragg -- Our electrical supply / r William Lawrence Bragg -- Objects and pictures / r Richard Langton Gregory -- Gallery of Monsters /r Ian Stewart.

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