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Title Christmas at the Royal Institution : an anthology of lectures / by M. Faraday, J. Tyndall [and others] ; editor, Frank A.J.L. James.

Imprint Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, ©2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xxxiii, 366 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The correlation of the physical forces / r Michael Faraday -- carbon or charcoal-coal gas-respiration and its analogy to the burning of a candle-conclusion /r Michael Faraday -- The forms of water in clouds and rivers, ice and glaciers /r John Tyndall -- Lessons in electricity / r John Tyndall -- Stars / r Robert Stawell Ball -- Rontgen light / r Silvanus Phillips Thompson -- The great extinct reptiles-dinosaurs from the Oolites-the Pariasaurus and Inostransevia from the Trias of North Russia and South Africa--Marine Reptiles /r Edwin Ray Lankester -- The Atoms of which things are made / r William Henry Bragg -- Our electrical supply / r William Lawrence Bragg -- Objects and pictures / r Richard Langton Gregory -- Gallery of Monsters /r Ian Stewart.
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Subject Royal Institution Christmas lectures.
Royal Institution Christmas lectures.
Royal Institution Christmas lectures.
Discoveries in science.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author James, Frank A. J. L., 1955-
Other Form: Print version: Christmas at the Royal Institution. Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, ©2007 (DLC) 2008273188
ISBN 9789812771100 (electronic bk.)
9812771107 (electronic bk.)
9789812771094 (pbk.)
9812771093 (pbk.)