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Heinrich Hertz

Physicist (22-Feb-1857 — 1-Jan-1894)


Davis Baird; R. I. G. Hughes; Alfred Nordmann (editors). Heinrich Hertz: Classical Physicist, Modern Philosopher. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1998. 318pp.

Jed Z. Buchwald. The Creation of Scientific Effects: Heinrich Hertz and Electric Waves. University of Chicago Press. 1994. 482pp.

Jesper Lützen. Mechanistic Images in Geometric Form: Heinrich Hertz's Principles of Mechanics. Oxford University Press. 2005. 318pp.


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  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.704)

  7. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.332)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.234)

  9. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.229)

  10. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.244)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.145)

  12. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.216)

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