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The Resource An American scientist on the research frontier : Edward Morley, community, and radical ideas in nineteenth-century science, by Ralph R. Hamerla, (electronic book)

An American scientist on the research frontier : Edward Morley, community, and radical ideas in nineteenth-century science, by Ralph R. Hamerla, (electronic book)

Label
An American scientist on the research frontier : Edward Morley, community, and radical ideas in nineteenth-century science
Title
An American scientist on the research frontier
Title remainder
Edward Morley, community, and radical ideas in nineteenth-century science
Statement of responsibility
by Ralph R. Hamerla
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a study of the nineteenth-century American scientist Edward Williams Morley. This is a story of a man who lent his name to the Michelson and Morley Ether-Drift Experiment, and who conclusively established the atomic weight of oxygen. It is also the story of science in provincial America
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
GW5XE
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Hamerla, R. R
Dewey number
  • 509.2
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q143.M82
LC item number
H36 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Archimedes Dordrecht, Netherlands
Series volume
v. 13
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  • Scientists
  • Research
  • History of Physics
  • History of Science
  • Humanities, general
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Popular Science, general
  • United States
  • Morley, Edward Williams
Label
An American scientist on the research frontier : Edward Morley, community, and radical ideas in nineteenth-century science, by Ralph R. Hamerla, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-254) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; The Morleys; Edward Morley: Education, Civil War, and the Western Reserve; Making a Place; Kindred Spirits: The Ether Drift; Intellectual Heritage, Prout's Hypothesis; Oxygen
Control code
SPR209930968
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 260 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781402040887
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
figure.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
An American scientist on the research frontier : Edward Morley, community, and radical ideas in nineteenth-century science, by Ralph R. Hamerla, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-254) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; The Morleys; Edward Morley: Education, Civil War, and the Western Reserve; Making a Place; Kindred Spirits: The Ether Drift; Intellectual Heritage, Prout's Hypothesis; Oxygen
Control code
SPR209930968
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 260 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781402040887
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
figure.
Specific material designation
remote

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