Volume Two of the Science in the Making Series covers the scientific advancements of the day between 1850 and 1900 as reported in the Philosophical Magazine. This period culminated with the discovery of the electron, Xrays and radioactivity. This beautifully produced volume contains facsimiles of original papers by eminent scientists including Kelv

chapter |64 pages

Part One: Lord Kelvin and Thermodynamics

chapter |78 pages

Part Three: Miscellany

chapter |78 pages

Part Four: James Clerk Maxwell

chapter |44 pages

Part Five: The Maxwellians