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Ascent John Tyndall Victorian Scientist


Author Roland Jackson Published by Oxford University Press ISBN 9780198788959 EAN 9780198788959 Bic Code Cover Hardback

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John Tyndall was a leading scientific figure in Victorian Britain, who established the physical basis of the greenhouse effect, and why the sky is blue. This rich biography describes the colourful life and achievements of this brilliant communicator, physicist, and mountaineer, who ascended from humble beginnings to the heart of Victorian society.