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Shelfmark:  Waller Ms de-00208
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  270 x 216mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2b
Language:  German
Place:  Bonn
Date:  1851-08-18
Short summary:  Describes or mentions models (his own and others') for calculating the refraction of light, the direction of polarization and oscillation from different positions of the globe, and a system of redcoloured curves. Hopes to have the opportunity to introduce his teacher, Plücker to the addressee. Plücker is now in London at an industrial fair but will come to Paris in three weeks.
Person:  Beer, August, 1825-1863, Mathematician, Physicist, Professor, author
Person:  Moigno, François, abbé, 1804-1884, Scientist, Clergyman, Theologian, addressee
Person:  Arago, Dominique-François, 1786 (Estagel)-1853 (Paris), Astronomer, Physicist, Politician, person referred to
Person:  Babinet, Jacques, 1794 (Lusignan)-1872 (Paris), Physicist, person referred to
Person:  Brewster, David, Sir, 1781 (Jedburgh, Roxburgshire)-1868 (Melrose), Natural philosopher, Inventor, Academic administrator, person referred to
Person:  Fessel, Friedrich, 1821-, Teacher, Mechanician, person referred to
Person:  Franz, Johann Carl Rudolph, 1826-1902, Mathematician, Physicist, Natural scientist, person referred to
Person:  Grunert, Johann August, 1797-1872, Mathematician, Physicist, Teacher, Professor, person referred to
Person:  Plücker, Julius, 1801-1868, Mathematician, Physicist, person referred to
Person:  Ferner, Émile-Jacques, 1829-1905, Mathematician, Chemist, Physicist, person referred to ?
Subject:  Physics
Comments:  Letter incomplete: first and last fol. intact, and propably one fol. missing.
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