A life of discovery : Michael Faraday, giant of the scientific revolution / James Hamilton.Material type: TextPublication details: New York : Random House, c2002.Edition: 1st U.S. edDescription: xxii, 465 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN:
- 1400060168 (acidfree paper)
- 530/.092 B 22
- QC16.F2 H345 2002b
- 2005 G-303
- WZ 100
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Originally published: Faraday. London : HarperCollins, 2002.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 447-449) and index.
'The progress of genius' -- Humphry Davy -- A small explosion in Tunbridge Wells -- 'The glorious opportunity' -- Substance X -- A point of light -- Mr Dance's kindness claims my gratitude -- We have subdued this monster -- The chief of all the band -- A man of nature's own forming -- There they go! There they go! -- Use the right word, my Dear -- fellow of the Royal Society -- We light up the house -- Steadiness and placidity -- Facts are such stubborn things -- Crispations -- And that one word were lightning... -- Connexions -- The parable of the rainbow -- Michael Faraday and the bride of science -- Still, it may be true... -- A metallic clatter which effaced the soft wave-wanderings -- I be utterly unworthy... -- The more I look the less I know -- The body of knowledge is, after all, but one...
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