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Eliot, Charles W. (editor): Harvard Classics Volume 30 V1.0 18 Jan 2014

The Harvard Classics Volume 30 (Scientific Papers) Published 1910

Edited by Charles W Eliot LL D. (March 20, 1834 - August 22, 1926)

Scientific Papers

Michael Faraday, FRS (22 September 1791 25 August 1867) was an English scientist who contributed to the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry. His main discoveries include those of electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism and electrolysis.

Papers:
The Forces of Matter
The Chemical History of a Candle


Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz (August 31, 1821 September 8, 1894) was a German physician and physicist who made significant contributions to several widely varied areas of modern science. In physics, he is known for his theories on the conservation of energy, work in electrodynamics, chemical thermodynamics, and on a mechanical foundation of thermodynamics.

Papers:
On the Conservation of Force
Ice and Glaciers
Ice and Glaciers: Additions


William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin OM, GCVO, PC, PRS, PRSE (26 June 1824 17 December 1907), was an Irish and British mathematical physicist and engineer who was born in Belfast in 1824. At the University of Glasgow he did important work in the mathematical analysis of electricity and formulation of the first and second laws of thermodynamics, and did much to unify the emerging discipline of physics in its modern form.

Papers:
The Wave Theory of Light
The Tides
The Tides: Appendix A


Simon Newcomb (March 12, 1835 July 11, 1909) was a Canadian-American astronomer and mathematician. Though he had little conventional schooling, he made important contributions to timekeeping as well as writing on economics and statistics.

Paper:
The extent of the Universe

Sir Archibald Geikie, OM, KCB, PRS, FRSE (28 December 1835 10 November 1924), was a Scottish geologist and writer.

Paper:
Geographic Evolution

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