Jackson, Roland. () The ascent of John Tyndall :Victorian scientist, mountaineer, and public intellectualMLA Citation
Jackson, Roland. The Ascent Of John Tyndall: Victorian Scientist, Mountaineer, And Public Intellectual. : . Print.
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The ascent of John Tyndall : Victorian scientist, mountaineer, and public intellectual /
|Published:||Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018.|
|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.|
|Genres:||Biographies. | Biography. | Biographies.|
|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.
|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."--