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The ascent of John Tyndall : Victorian scientist, mountaineer, and public intellectual /

Roland Jackson.

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Author: Jackson, Roland
Published: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition: First edition.
Topics: Scientists - Great Britain - Biography. | Mountaineers - Great Britain - Biography. | Intellectuals - Great Britain - Biography. | Science news - Great Britain. | SCIENCE / History. | SCIENCE / Physics / General. | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology. | Tyndall, John, 1820-1893.
Regions: Great Britain.
Genres: Biographies. | Biography. | Biographies.
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Author: Jackson, Roland, 1954-
Physical Description: xx, 556 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 463-540) and index.
ISBN: 9780198788959 (hardcover)
0198788959 (hardcover)
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Copyright: ©2018
Summary: "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."--
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More Details for: The ascent of John Tyndall : Victorian s