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John Tyndall (1820–1893)

Tyndall, John. A British physicist and writer on science; born at Leighlin Bridge, near Carlow, Ireland, Aug. 2, 1820; died at Haslemere, Surrey, England, Dec. 4, 1893. He published: ‘Philosophical Transactions in Glaciers of the Alps’ (1860); ‘Mountaineering in 1861’ (1862); ‘Heat Considered as a Mode of Motion’ appeared in 1863; ‘Dust and Disease,’ 1870; ‘Sound: A Course of Eight Lectures’ (2d. ed. 1875); ‘Faraday as a Discoverer’ (1868); ‘Nine Lectures on Light’ (1870); ‘Essays on the Use and Limit of the Imagination in Science’ (1871); ‘The Forms of Water in Clouds and Rivers, Ice and Glaciers’ (1872); ‘Essays on the Floating Matter of the Air’ (1881); and ‘New Fragments’ (1892); besides many others. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).