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Turning Points in the Physical Sciences

Program 2: 1820-1845 (#102)

Program 2: 1820 - 1845
1820 - Electromagnetism is Discovered
1824 - Carnot Expresses First Law of Thermodynamics
1830 - Charles Lyell Publishes 'The Principles of Geology"
1831 - Faraday Produces Electricity from Magnetism
1837 - A Past Ice Age is Theorized by Agassiz
1842 - Doppler Effect
[27 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Turning Points In The Physical Sciences take you on an exciting journey of discovery from ancient through classical science to the world of modern physics, relativity, chaos theory and quantum mechanics.

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