A Physical Study of the Firefly.

Coblentz, William W[Eber]

Edité par Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, 1912
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Titre : A Physical Study of the Firefly.

Éditeur : Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington

Date d'édition : 1912

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre : Good+

Edition : First Edition

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Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication No. 164. 45, [2] pages, 1 plate, diagrams, tables, newly rebound in cloth, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. Contents include: Habits of the Various Species Investigated, Composition o the Light of Fireflies, Function of the Light emitted by Living Organisms, Histology of the Light Organs, Methods of Investigation of the light emitted, Spectral Energy Curves of the Light emitted by Various Species of Fireflies, Luminous Efficiency and Candle0-power Measurements, radiation and Temperature Measurements, The Fluorescent Substance in Fireflies, Infra-red Absorption Measurements, Nature of the Light emitted. From the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: "William Weber Coblentz, 1873-1962, American physicist, b. North Lima, Ohio, grad. Case School of Applied Science (B. S. , 1900) and Cornell (Ph. D. , 1903). From 1905 to 1945 he was physicist with the National Bureau of Standards. He was the first to verify Planck's law, and he conducted valuable researches on infrared and ultraviolet radiation, the measurement of stellar radiation and planetary temperatures, and the optical properties of iodine. " ; Ex-Library; 45 pages. N° de réf. du libraire 21929

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