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" How his students understand him, without keeping him as strictly to the subject as I ventured to do, is a puzzle to me ; still, there were numbers of students in the laboratory hard at work, and apparently quite understanding what they were about. Thomson's... "
Hermann von Helmholtz - Page 224
by Leo Koenigsberger - 1906 - 440 pages
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Journal, Volume 41

Electricity - 1908
...they were about. Thomson's experiments, however, did for my new hat. He had thrown a heavy metal disc into very rapid rotation, and it was revolving on a point. In order to show me how rigid it became on rotation, he hit it with an iron hammer, but the disk resented this, and it flew off in one direction,...
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Proceedings of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, Volume 41

Electrical engineering - 1908
...they were about. Thomson's experiments, however, did for my new hat. He had thrown a heavy metal disc into very rapid rotation, and it was revolving on a point. In order to show me how rigid it became on rotation, he hit it with an iron hammer, but the disk resented this, and it flew off in one direction,...
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Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Mathematical and physical sciences

Mathematics - 1908
...enclosing case. " Thomson's experiments, however, did for my new hat. He had thrown a heavy metal disc into very rapid rotation, and it was revolving on a point. In order to show ine how rigid it became by its rotation, he hit it with an iron hammer, but the disc resented this,...
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Report of the Board of Regents

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1909
...however, that one has to get at the necessary information about the make of the instruments, etc., by a long string of questions, which he shies at....on a point. In order to show me how rigid it became on rotation he hit it with an iron hammer, but the disk resented this, and it flew off in one direction...
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Energy and Empire: A Biographical Study of Lord Kelvin

Crosbie Smith, M. Norton Wise - Biography & Autobiography - 1989 - 866 pages
...the rigidity of matter. The experience nearly cost Helmholtz his head: 'Thomson's experiments . . . did for my new hat. He had thrown a heavy metal disk...another, carrying my hat away with it and ripping it up'.52 Later experiments would demonstrate the kinetic rigidity of such objects as thin copper globes...
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Energy and Empire: A Biographical Study of Lord Kelvin

Crosbie Smith, M. Norton Wise - Biography & Autobiography - 1989 - 866 pages
...the rigidity of matter. The experience nearly cost Helmholtz his head: 'Thomson's experiments . . . did for my new hat. He had thrown a heavy metal disk...another, carrying my hat away with it and ripping it up'.52 Later experiments would demonstrate the kinetic rigidity of such objects as thin copper globes...
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Proceedings of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, Volume 41

Institution of Electrical Engineers - Engineering - 1908
...they were about. Thomson's experiments, however, did for my new hat. He had thrown a heavy metal disc into very rapid rotation, and it was revolving on a point. In order to show me how rigid it became on rotation, he hit it with an iron hammer, but the disk resented this, and it flew off in one direction,...
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Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A ..., Volume 81

1908
...enclosing case. " Thomson's experiments, however, did for my new hat. He had thrown a heavy metal disc into very rapid rotation, and it was revolving on a point. In order to show ine how rigid it became by its rotation, he hit it with an iron hammer, but the disc resented this,...
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