The Cosmic Inventor: Reginald Aubrey Fessenden (1866-1932)

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American Philosophical Society, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 77 pages

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Page 61 - His mind illumined the past . . . and the future and wrought greatly for the present. By his genius distant lands converse and men sail unafraid upon the deep.
Page 68 - ... High-Pressure Electric Condenser, The Electrician: London, Nov. 3, 1905. On the Magnetic Properties of Electrolytic Iron, Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineering, May 30, 1906. Wireless Telegraphy and the Ether, Eastern Association of Physics Teachers, Nov. 23, 1912. A Safe Method of Using Mercury Bichloride for the Antisepsis of Wounds of Large Surface, Science: New York, June 18, 1915. SECTION VIII MATHEMATICS The Centimetre Gramme Second and the Centimetre Dyne Second...
Page 65 - Nov. 11, 1899. The Method of Insulation by Freezing, Electrical World, New York, Sept 8, 1900. Magnetic Observations and Traction Disturbances, The Electrician, London, Jan. 11, 1901. Electrolytic Rectifiers, Electrical World and Engineer, June 1, 1901. Recent Progress in Practical and Experimental Electricity...
Page 63 - March 1, 1907. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy, The Electrician, July 5, 1907. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy, The Electrician, Sept. 13, 1907 Wireless Telegraphy During Daylight, The Electrician, July 26, 1907. Atmospheric Absorption of Wireless Signals, Electrical Review, Sept 6, 1907. Wireless Telegraphy, Scientific American, Sept. 28, 1907. Long Distance Wireless Telephony, The Electrician, Oct. 4, 1907. A Regular Wireless Telegraph Service between America and Europe, Scientific...
Page 69 - SECTION XI COHESION AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS Note on the Volume Force of Solids, Electrical World, Aug. 8, 1891. Atomic Volume and Tensile Strength, Electrical World, Aug. 22, 1891. Theory of Solution, Electrical Review, London, Nov. 27, 1891 Use of Glucinum in Electrical Instruments, Electrical World, New York, July 16, 1892. The Laws and Nature of Cohesion, Science, New York, July 22, 1892, March 3, 1893, Chemical News, Oct. 21, 1892, Oct.
Page 68 - ... Hysteresis Curve, Electrical World, New York, June 9, 1894. Magnetic Formulae, Electrical World, New York, June 23, 1894. On the True Dimensions of the Electrostatic and Electromagnetic Units, and on the Right Use of the Terms Intensity, Strength, Force and H, Electrical World, New York, May 4, 1895.
Page 67 - Tails, Astrophysical Journal, Dec. 1896. The Movement of Encke's Comet, Nature, London, Sept. 29, 1898. On the Use of the Methven Standard with Blackened Chimney, Electrical World, New York, Feb. 28, 1899. Absolute Determination of the Ohm, Nature, London, Apr.
Page 70 - How it was discovered that all so-called Myth-Lands were the Caucasus Isthmus, Christian Science Monitor, March 8, 1926. Chapter XI— of the Deluged Civilization, Privately printed and distributed; also through Massachusetts Bible society, 1927.
Page 65 - Mar. 30, 1895. On the Relation between Maximum Induction and Remanance, Electrical World, New York, Aug. 3, 1895. The Loss of Energy in Changing from a Single Alternating Current to Polyphase Currents, Electrical World, New York, Dec. 7, 1895. Probable Development in Electricity and Electrical Engineering...
Page 55 - Invention must be its keynote -a steady progression from one new thing to another. As each in turn approaches a saturated market, something new must be produced. "Personality and salesmanship do not produce except in a competitive sense. "Standardization does not produce although admirable as an efficiency method.

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Seitz is president emeritus of Rockfeller University.

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