Measures of Genius: The scientists who gave their name to units of measure (Paperback)

Measures of Genius: The scientists who gave their name to units of measure By Alan R. Durden Cover Image
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The life and work of the scientists who had units of measure named after them. Taking each scientist in chronological order, the book traces some of the key developments in physical science - astronomy, electricity and heat - during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, and shows how those units form a coherent system of measurements - the SI.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781905206155
ISBN-10: 1905206151
Publisher: Bramber Press
Publication Date: October 15th, 2014
Pages: 490
Language: English