The Ascent of John Tyndall

The Ascent of John Tyndall

Victorian Scientist, Mountaineer, and Public Intellectual

Book - 2018 | First edition
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"John Tyndall was a leading scientific figure in Victorian Britain, who established the physical basis of the greenhouse effect, and why the sky is blue. This rich biography describes the colourful life and achievements of this brilliant communicator, physicist, and mountaineer, who ascended from humble beginnings to the heart of Victorian society."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780198788959 (hardcover)
0198788959 (hardcover)
Branch Call Number: B TYNDALL
Characteristics: xx, 556 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits, facsimiles ; 24 cm


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