Life and Work of John Tyndall

  title={Life and Work of John Tyndall},
  • Rayleigh
  • Published 1945
  • Nature
  • JOHN TYNDALL was among the greatest masters of experimental demonstration that the world has seen. Davy, Faraday, Dewar and Bragg stood high in this category, and it is noteworthy that all these prepared and produced many of their demonstrations at the Royal Institution. In this particular direction Tyndall stood as high as any of them. It is not easy to realize how much of what is now the commonplace of lecture illustration in the physical sciences became so through him. He gave much thought… CONTINUE READING
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