Book Id: 6130
Hertz, Dr. Heinrich. Electric Waves. Macmillan, London 1893, 1st English edition. 8vo, 279pp, ills & diags in text. Blue buckram, vg+ condition. Sold with Oliver Lodge's "The Works of Hertz and his Successors", London 1898, 2nd edition. As the 19th century drew to a close, a number of important discoveries in the field of physics were made. One of them--the discovery of electromagnetic radiation--was the achievement of Heinrich Hertz, a German physicist. Hertz's research paved the way for the development of radio, television, and radar.