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The Resource Benjamin Franklin's science, I. Bernard Cohen

Benjamin Franklin's science, I. Bernard Cohen

Label
Benjamin Franklin's science
Title
Benjamin Franklin's science
Statement of responsibility
I. Bernard Cohen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1914-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cohen, I. Bernard
Dewey number
509.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.F68
LC item number
C64 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Electricity
  • Lightning
  • Physicists
  • Electricity
Label
Benjamin Franklin's science, I. Bernard Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-266)
Contents
Franklin's scientific style -- How practical was Franklin's science -- The mysterious "Dr. Spence" -- Collinson's gift and the new German experiments -- The kite, the sentry box, and the lightning rod -- Father Divis and the first European lightning rod (with Robert Schofield) -- Prejudice against the introduction of lighting rods -- Heat and color -- The Pennsylvania hospital -- The transit of mercury -- Faraday and the "newborn baby"
Control code
000148908
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 273 p.
Isbn
9780674066588
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
89035290
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 148908
  • 154577
  • (OCoLC)ocm20131623
Label
Benjamin Franklin's science, I. Bernard Cohen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-266)
Contents
Franklin's scientific style -- How practical was Franklin's science -- The mysterious "Dr. Spence" -- Collinson's gift and the new German experiments -- The kite, the sentry box, and the lightning rod -- Father Divis and the first European lightning rod (with Robert Schofield) -- Prejudice against the introduction of lighting rods -- Heat and color -- The Pennsylvania hospital -- The transit of mercury -- Faraday and the "newborn baby"
Control code
000148908
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 273 p.
Isbn
9780674066588
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
89035290
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 148908
  • 154577
  • (OCoLC)ocm20131623

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