Nature, Vol. 21: A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Science; November 1879 to April 1880 (Classic Reprint)

Nature, Vol. 21: A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Science; November 1879 to April 1880 (Classic Reprint)[EPUB] ✹ Nature, Vol. 21: A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Science; November 1879 to April 1880 (Classic Reprint) Author Norman Lockyer – Tbjewellers.co.uk Excerpt from Nature, Vol A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Science November to April Mivart prof St George, Society for the Encourage ment of Literature and Science, Modern Chromatics, With Applicati Excerpt 21: A Weekly Illustrated PDF/EPUB or from 21: A ePUB ✓ Nature, VolA Weekly Illustrated Journal of Science Novemberto April Mivart prof St George, Society Nature, Vol. PDF \ for the Encourage ment of Literature and Science,Modern Chromatics, With Applications to Art and IndustryAbout the PublisherForgotten Vol. 21: A Epub Ù books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Sir 21: A Weekly Illustrated PDF/EPUB or Joseph 21: A ePUB ✓ Norman Lockyer, FRS May August , known simply as Norman Nature, Vol. PDF \ Lockyer, was an English scientist and astronomer Along with the French scientist Pierre Janssen he is credited Vol. 21: A Epub Ù with discovering the gas helium Lockyer also is remembered for being the founder and first editor of the influential journal NatureLockyer was born in Rugby, Warwickshire After a conventional schooling supplemented by travel in Switzerland and France, he worked for some years as a civil servant in the British War office He settled in Wimbledon, South London after marrying Winifred James A keen amateur astronomer with a particular interest in the Sun In he became the world s first professor of astronomical physics at the Royal College of Science, South Kensington, now part of Imperial College At the college, the Solar Physics Observatory was built for him and here he directed research until In the s Lockyer became fascinated by electromagnetic spectroscopy as an analytical tool for determining the composition of heavenly bodies He conducted his research from his new home in West Hampstead, with a inch telescope which he already used Wimbledon In a prominent yellow line was observed in a spectrum taken near the edge of the Sun With a wavelength of about nm, slightly less than the so called D lines of sodium the line could not be explained as due to any material known at the time, and so it was suggested by Lockyer that the yellow line was caused by an unknown solar element He named this element helium after the Greek word Helios meaning sun An observation of the new yellow line also was made by Janssen at the August solar eclipse, and so he and Lockyer usually are awarded joint credit for helium s discovery Terrestrial helium was found about years later by William Ramsay In his work on the identification of helium, Lockyer collaborated with the noted chemist Edward FranklandTo facilitate the transmission of ideas between scientific disciplines, Lockyer established the general science journal Nature in He remained its editor until shortly before his deathLockyer led eight expeditions to observe solar eclipses for example in to Sicily, to India and to IndiaAfter his retirement in , Lockyer established an observatory near his home in Salcombe Regis near Sidmouth, Devon Originally known as the Hill Observatory, the site was renamed the Norman Lockyer Observatory after his death For a time the observatory was a part of the University of Exeter, but is now owned by the East Devon District Council, and run by the Norman Lockyer Observatory Society The Norman Lockyer Chair in Astrophysics at the University of Exeter is currently held by Professor Tim Naylor, who is the member of the Astrophysics group there which studies star formation and extrasolar planetsFellow of the Royal Society Janssen Medal, Paris Academy of Science Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath President, British Association The crater Lockyer on the Moon and the crater Lockyer on Mars are both named after him.

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    Nature, Vol. 21: A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Science; of an important historical work Forgotten books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works."/>
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  • 770 pages
  • Nature, Vol. 21: A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Science; November 1879 to April 1880 (Classic Reprint)
  • Norman Lockyer
  • 14 October 2017
  • 0267619952

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