Science in the Making: 1902-50 v.3

Science in the Making: 1902-50 v.3 : Scientific Development as Chronicled by Historic Papers in the "Philosophical Magazine", with Commentaries and Illustrations

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This is the third of four volumes covering the history of scientific development as reflected in the papers published in the "Philosophical Magazine". The period covered in this volume was one of almost unparalleled advances in physics, with such events as the discovery of the cause and nature of radioactivity, the crystalline structure of copper, the mass spectra of chemical elements and the structure of the atom. Full of informed commentaries and containing illustrations of historical apparatus, the book provides a thorough overview of the major scientific breakthroughs of the day.show more

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  • Hardback | 456 pages
  • 174 x 246 x 31.75mm | 1,088.62g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Ill.
  • 0748407669
  • 9780748407668