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Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (1857-1894)
A Collection of Articles and Addresses

Edited By

Joseph F. Mulligan

ISBN 9780367074999
Published August 14, 2020 by Routledge
468 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first available in 1994, was published to commemorate the one-hundredth anniversary of Heinrich Hertz’s death at the terribly young age of thirty-six. The introductory biography together with eleven papers by Hertz and seven about him are intended to highlight the importance of Hertz’s contributions to physics and at the same time to serve the needs of anyone interested in doing research on this highly gifted scientist.

Table of Contents

Preface;  A Note about References;  Chronology of Heinrich Hertz’s Life;  Introductory Biography;  1. Hertz’s Childhood and Young Manhood (1857-1878): Hamburg, Frankfurt, and Munich  2. Berlin (1878-1883): Advanced Studies in Physics, Friedrich-Wilhelm University  3. Kiel University (1883-1885): Physics Instructor  4. Karlsruhe (1885-1889): Professor of Physics  5. Bonn University (1889-1894): Professor of Physics  6. Heinrich Hertz’s Importance in the History of Physics;  Bibliography;  Index

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