From falling bodies to radio waves : classical physicists and their discoveries / Emilio Segrè Segrè, Emilio

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  • S The Founding Fathers: Galileo and Huygens 15
  • Pia prepartio Padua: marvels of the skies. Florence:
  • glry and dow nfall. Huygen: transition figure,
  • C r 2 The Magic Mountain: Newton 45
  • A complex, mysterious personality Revelations to the
  • Cambridge student. Lucasian professor: light decomposed.
  • The Prindpia and the fabric of the universe. Past the prime of
  • his ag for invention. Science abandoned: warden of the mint
  • and the darker side.
  • "Cpter 3 What Is Light? 79
  • Ne ton's heirs: mathematics and nature. The
  • mathematicians. The physicists. Light is waves: Thomas
  • aung. a universal talent. The French scientific nurseries
  • Fresnels perfection, The messages of the spectra: Fraunhofer,
  • Bunsen, and Kirchhof.
  • r 4 Electricity: From Thunder to Motors and
  • Waves 105
  • The difficult conquest of electrostatics and magnetism. Help
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  • the Structure ot Matter 233
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