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history of the theories of aether and electricity

E. T. Whittaker

history of the theories of aether and electricity

by E. T. Whittaker

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Published by Nelson in London .
Written in English


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Previous ed. "A history of the theories of aether and electricity, from the age of Descartes to the close of the nineteenth century." 1910.

StatementSir Edmund Whittaker. [Vol.2], The modern theories, 1900-1926.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13928948M

  A History of the Theories of Aether and Electricity: The Modern Theories, Sir Edmund Whittaker. Philosophical Library, New York; Thomas Nelson, Edinburgh—London, pp. $Author: E. T. Kornhauser.   A History Of The Theories Of Aether And Electricity: From The Age Of Descartes To The Close Of The Nineteenth Century () by E. T. Whittaker. Click here for the lowest price! Paperback, , Pages:

Buy the Paperback Book A History of the Theories of Aether and Electricity by Whittaker E. T. (Edmund Taylor) at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in . In physics, aether theories (also known as ether theories) propose the existence of a medium, a space-filling substance or field, thought to be necessary as a transmission medium for the propagation of electromagnetic or gravitational forces. Since the development of special relativity, theories using a substantial aether fell out of use in modern physics, and are now joined by .

A History of the Theories of Aether and Electricity - The Classical Theories E.T. Whittaker Excellent treatment of Electrodynamics and Relativity Theory . A History of the Theories of Aether and Electricity, Volume 2: The Modern Theories Edmund Whittaker The purpose of this volume is to describe the revolution in physics which took place in the first quarter of the twentieth century, and which included the discoveries of Special Relativity, the older Quantum Theory, General Relativity.


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