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Download e-book for iPad: The Nature of Ball Lightning by Stanley Singer

By Stanley Singer

ISBN-10: 0306304945

ISBN-13: 9780306304941

ISBN-10: 1468418688

ISBN-13: 9781468418682

In 1837 a complete dialogue of lightning seemed within the Annual of the French Bureau des Longitudes with a piece on ball lightning which supplied for the 1st time a available resource within the clinical literature of the fundamental homes of this curious normal phenomenon. the writer, Francois Arago, was once the dominant impression within the French Academy of Sciences within the 19th century, having join that august physique on the age of twenty-three. His recognition on my own no doubt served at the moment to set up the validity of medical curiosity within the challenge. furthermore his dialogue coated the various significant questions linked to ball lightning in a nota­ bly clear-sighted, powerful sort. Later reconsideration of a similar questions frequently supplied no major development over Arago's dialogue. There a dauntless band of various yet consistently small quantity who tried to account for an it appears uncomplicated typical incidence, a ball of fireside frequently obvious in thunderstorms, with the easiest wisdom that advancing technological know-how may provide. All makes an attempt to accommodate this phenomenon have been in­ variably annoyed. The features of ball lightning can be effectively cataloged, yet they firmly resisted either experimental replica and theo­ retical rationalization. One could say that to today there is not any clarification authorized by means of a number of scientists. a number of investigators of serious skill and enormous accomplishment in numerous fields of technological know-how, together with Faraday, Kelvin, and Arrhenius, took word of the problem.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Nature of Ball Lightning by Stanley Singer

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