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The experimenters. A study of the academia del Cimento.

MIDDLETON, W. E. Knowles.

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ISBN 10: 080181250X / ISBN 13: 9780801812507
Published by Johns Hopkins Press, (1971)., Baltimore & London:, 1971
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8vo. xv, 415 pp. Brown cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles, dust jacket. Ownership signature on ffep. Fine. ISBN: 080181250X. Bookseller Inventory # S10882

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Title: The experimenters. A study of the academia ...

Publisher: Johns Hopkins Press, (1971)., Baltimore & London:

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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Investigation of the contributions of the Accademia Del Cimento, founded in 1657, the first organized laboratory devoted entirely to experimental science. Illustrated.

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W. E. Knowles Middleton, 1902--1988, wrote 15 books and 75 to 100 scientific papers related to the science of weather instruments and meteorological optics as well as their history. His major contribution was the book Meteorological Instruments, first published in 1953. From 1929--1946, he worked for the Meteorological Service of Canada, specializing on measurement and instrumentation. After retiring, he was a professor emeritus and honourary lecturer associated with the Department of History of Medicine and Science at the University of British Columbia.

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