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Analytical Methodology from Lavoisier to Mendeleev

Marco Fontani, Mariagrazia Costa, and Mary Virginia Orna

in The Lost Elements: The Periodic Table's Shadow Side

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199383344
eISBN:
9780197562963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199383344.003.0010
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

Within the period covered by Part II, 1789–1869, 37 true elements, almost all of them metals, were discovered. Prior to this time, about 14 metals had been discovered, excluding those that had been ... More


The Charm of a Manuscript

Hanoch Gutfreund and Jürgen Renn

in The Road to Relativity: The History and Meaning of Einstein's "The Foundation of General Relativity", Featuring the Original Manuscript of Einstein's Masterpiece

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175812
eISBN:
9781400865765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175812.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This section discusses the story of how Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity evolved into a full-fledged theory. Einstein's manuscript, “The Foundation of General Relativity,” marks the ... More


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