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Freezing Physics: Heike Kamerlingh Onnes and the Quest for Cold (History of Science and Scholarship in the Netherlands) ebook

by Dirk van Delft


Description: In 1908, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes (18531926) liquefied .

Description: In 1908, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes (18531926) liquefied helium for the first time, briefly rendering his Dutch laboratory the coldest place on earth. Dirk van Delft here illuminates the scientific acuity, managerial talent, and visionary character that equipped Kamerlingh Onnes to almost single-handedly change the course of the history of physics. Sponsored High Speed Downloads. 7531 dl's @ 3491 KB/s.

In 1908, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes (1853â?“1926) liquefied helium for the first time, briefly rendering his Dutch laboratory â?œthe coldest place on earth.

Delft, Dirk van. Uniform Title: Heike Kamerlingh Onnes. Title: History of science and scholarship in the Netherlands ; v. 10. Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Varying Form of Title: Heike Kammerlingh Onnes and the quest for cold. Publication, Distribution, et. Amsterdam Title: History of science and scholarship in the Netherlands ; v. Personal Name: Kamerlingh Onnes, Heike, 1853-1926. Corporate Name: Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen.

Heike Kamerlingh Onnes was a physicist at Leiden University, specializing in superconductivity. He was awarded the 1913 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his investigations on the properties of matter at low temperatures which led, inter alia, to the production of liquid helium. September 21, 1853Birth, Groningen (Netherlands).

Amsterdam: Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2008.

The Leiden-based cold pioneer Heike Kamerlingh Onnes used these . Freezing physics; Heike Kamerlingh Onnes and the quest for cold. Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science, vol 299. Springer, Dordrecht.

The Leiden-based cold pioneer Heike Kamerlingh Onnes used these words in his founder’s day speech in 1904, the year in which he served as rector of the University of Leiden. Just 1 year earlier, the Norwegian adventurer Roald Amundsen had succeeded in navigating the north-west passage between the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans. van Delft, . and P. Kes. 2010. The discovery of superconductivity.

Kamerlingh Onnes received widespread recognition for his work, including the 1913 Nobel Prize in Physics for (in the words of. .

Kamerlingh Onnes received widespread recognition for his work, including the 1913 Nobel Prize in Physics for (in the words of the committee) "his investigations on the properties of matter at low temperatures which led, inter alia, to the production of liquid helium". Grave of Kamerlingh Onnes in Voorschoten. Some of the instruments he devised for his experiments can be seen at the Boerhaave Museum in Leiden. Blundell, Stephen: Superconductivity: A Very Short Introduction.

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In 1908, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes (1853–1926) liquefied helium for the first time, briefly rendering his Dutch laboratory the coldest place on earth. Freezing Physics is the first book to tell the story of Leiden University’s famed cryogenics laboratory and the man behind it, whose scientific accomplishments earned him the Nobel Prize for Physics.

In 1908, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes (1853â?1926) liquefied helium for the first time, briefly rendering his Dutch laboratory â?the coldest place on earth.â? Freezing Physics is the first book to tell the story of Leiden Universityâ?s famed cryogenics laboratory and the man behind it, whose scientific accomplishments earned him the Nobel Prize for Physics.This fascinating portrayal of Kamerlingh Onnes traces his storied career from his first experiments with helium to his later work that opened up unexplored territories of extreme cold, magnetism, and thermodynamicsâ?and cleared the path for the eventual discovery of superconductivity in 1911. Dirk van Delft here illuminates the scientific acuity, managerial talent, and visionary character that equipped Kamerlingh Onnes to almost single-handedly change the course of the history of physics. 
Freezing Physics: Heike Kamerlingh Onnes and the Quest for Cold (History of Science and Scholarship in the Netherlands) ebook
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