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Göttingen and the development of the natural sciences /
edited by Nicolaas A. Rupke.
imprint
Göttingen : Wallstein, c2002.
description
199 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
3892446113
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imprint
Göttingen : Wallstein, c2002.
isbn
3892446113
contents note
The development of Gauss' image / Ivo Schneider -- Stockholm - Göttingen: Does distance matter? The relationship between Berzelius and Wöhler / Anders Lundgren -- The development of Göttingen into the Prussian centre of mathematics and exact sciences / Renate Tobies -- Appointment politics and the rise of modern theoretical physics at Göttingen / Hans-Joachim Dahms -- Spreading the quantum message: Born's 1925-1926 US trip / Nancy Greenspan -- Göttingen as a scientific borderland following World War II / Mark Walker -- Scientific portraiture: Göttingen professors in historical pictures / Nicolaas Rupke, Karen Wonders.
The geography of scientific knowledge / Charles Withers -- The Göttingen location / Nicolaas Rupke -- Göttingen, Hanover, and Europe: Haller's correspondence / Urs Boschung -- Physics and its history at Göttingen around 1800 / J.L. Heilbron -- From enlightenment to romanticism: Lichtenberg and Göttingen physics / William Clark -- Blumenbach, Banks, and the beginning of anthropology at Göttingen / John Gascoigne --
general note
Chiefly contributions to a conference held in November 2000 at the Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte at Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen.
catalogue key
4755659
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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