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Popular scientific lectures / by Ernst Mach ; translated by Thomas J. McCormack.

Mach, Ernst, 1838-1916.
Date
1895
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Chicago : Open Court, 1895.

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313 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm

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Originals were not published in a collected form

Contents

The forms of liquids.--The fibres of Corti.--On the causes of harmony.--The velocity of light.--Why has man two eyes?--On symmetry.--On the fundamental concepts of electrostatics.--On the principle of the conservation of energy.--On the economical nature of physical inquiry.--On transformation and adaptation in scientific thought.--On the principle of comparison in physics.--On instruction in the classics and the mathematico-physical sciences.

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