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John Tyndall: Provocative Victorian Physicist

PLEASE NOTE: this talk will be held at the Royal Institution from 7.30pm (tea/coffee from 7pm)

Speaker:

Sir Roland Jackson, Royal Institution

Abstract:

John Tyndall (c.1822-1893) is best known for his work on the absorption of heat by gases, underpinning our current understanding of the greenhouse effect, climate change, weather, and meteorology. He was also one of the most visible public intellectuals of his age, expressing trenchant views on the relationship between science and religion.

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Organised By
IOP London and Southeast Branch
Date/Time
02 Oct 2019 19:00 to 21:00
Location
The Royal Institution
Mayfair
London
UK
W15 4BS
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