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  1. Untersuchungen ueber die Ausbreitung der Elektrischen Kraft.

    Untersuchungen ueber die Ausbreitung der Elektrischen Kraft.

    Mit 40 Figuren im Text.
    First collected edition of Hertz's important series of papers on electromagnetic waves, originally published between 1887 and 1890. The papers include "experimental proof by Hertz of the Faraday-Maxwell hypothesis that electromagnetic waves can be projected through space" (PMM 377) and "Hertz's report of his proof that electromagnetic waves travel at the same speed as light" (Norman Sale catalogue 1124). Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1892

    Published: Leipzig

    Stock Code: 83211

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