A History of the Theories of Aether and Electricity : from the Age of Descartes to the Close of the Nineteenth Century (1910), (fully Illustrated)

A History of the Theories of Aether and Electricity : from the Age of Descartes to the Close of the Nineteenth Century (1910), (fully Illustrated)

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In 1910, E. T. Whittaker wrote "A History of the Theories of Aether and Electricity", which gave a very detailed account of the aether theories from René Descartes to Hendrik Lorentz, and which made Whittaker a respected historian of science. Though the book was a "History", Whittaker showed his own brilliance in his exposition of relativity. (Fully illustrated)


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Details

Author(s)
Edmund Taylor Whittaker
Format
Hardback | 492 pages
Dimensions
152 x 229 x 31mm | 890g
Publication date
04 Apr 2012
Publisher
Benediction Classics
Publication City/Country
Garsington, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
black & white illustrations
ISBN10
1781391300
ISBN13
9781781391303
Bestsellers rank
2,182,195