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Northern Illinois University (DeKalb, IL 60115-2828)
Joe D. Burchfield (Project Director: May 1978 to present)

Nineteenth Century London Scientifie Community

To complete the research for a book-length study of the scientific career and public influence of John Tyndall. Study will examine the aims, philosophies, and conceptions of science that united Tyndall and his associates in London; it will examine the extent to which London constituted a unique scientific community; and it will attempt to assess the role of the London scientific community within the overall context of the intellectual and cultural environment of Victorian Britain.

Project fields:

Basic Research

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$25,717 (approved)
$25,717 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/1979 – 8/31/1980