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J. Willard Gibbs

Physicist, Mathematician (11-Feb-1839 — 28-Apr-1903)

SUBJECT OF BOOKS


Muriel Rukeyser. Williard Gibbs: Americn Genius. Garden City, NJ: Doubleday. 1942. 446pp.

Raymond John Seeger. J. Willard Gibbs: American Mathematical Physicist Par Excellence. Oxford, UK: Elsevier Science. 1974. 290pp.

Lynde Phelps Wheeler. Josiah Willard Gibbs: The History of a Great Mind. Hamden, CT: Archon Books. 1951. 270pp.


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