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ERIC Number: EJ067103
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Publication Date: 1972
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An Apostle of Science Visits America
Sopka, Katherine
Physics Teacher, 10, 7, 369-375, Oct 72
Describes the reception accorded to John Tyndall in 1872-1873 in America. Tyndall, called the Apostle of Science, delivered a series of lectures on light with fascinating demonstrations in several cities during his visit. Press coverage and public reaction were overwhelming. Tyndall left the money earned from his lectures in a trust which is still continuing to help American scientists. (PS)
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