TITLE

Jeans, James Hopwood

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Jeans, James Hopwood (1877-1946) was a British research scientist. He made important contributions in several fields, including mathematics, physics, and astronomy. He contributed to the understanding of the behavior of gases and suggested a theory of the creation of the universe. He also wrote many popular science books.
ACCESSION #
37309123

 

Related Articles

  • The Mysterious Universe.  // Saturday Evening Post;1/29/1938, Vol. 210 Issue 31, p22 

    Focuses on the views of astronomer Sir James Hopwood Jeans on natural law cited in his book "The Mysterious Universe." Stance of New York Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt on the law.

  • JEANS, James Hopwood (1877-1946). Aitken, Andrew // Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy;2006, Vol. 2, p1657 

    An encyclopedia entry for the late lecturer James Hopwood Jeans is presented. His educational background is presented including his studies at Merchant Taylor's School in London, England. Some of his works that were published are "The Dynamical Theory of Gases," "The Mathematical Theory of...

  • Sport Public Relations and Communication. Sherrick, Brett // Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly;Sep2012, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p549 

    A review of the book "Sport Public Relations and Communication," by Maria Hopwood, James Skinner, and Paul Kitchin is presented.

  • Sport Public Relations and Communication. Beech, John // International Journal of Sports Marketing & Sponsorship;Jul2011, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p365 

    The article reviews the book "Sport Public Relations and Communication," edited by Maria Hopwood, Paul Kitchin and James Skinner.

  • Cool Odor Decoders: Fun Science Projects about Smells/Cool Distance Assistants: Fun Science Projects to Propel Things/Cool Dry Ice Devices: Fun Science Projects with Dry Ice... Surges, Carol S. // School Library Journal;Feb2008, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p131 

    The article reviews several books from the Cool Science Series, including "Cool Odor Decoders: Fun Science Projects about Smells," by Esther Beck, "Cool Distance Assistants: Fun Science Projects to Propel Things," by James Hopwood, and "Cool Dry Ice Devices: Fun Science Projects with Dry Ice,"...

  • New Plays.  // Time;Sep1924, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p17 

    The article reviews the plays "The Best People" written by David Gray and Avery Hopwood, starring James Rennie and Gavin Muir, and "The Dream Girl," written by Victor Herbert, starring Fay Bainter and Walter Woolf.

  • Cool Science/Cool Distance Assistants: Fun Science Projects to Propel Things./Cool Dry Ice Devices: Fun Science Projects with Dry Ice. Glantz, Shelley // Library Media Connection;Apr/May2008, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p88 

    The article reviews two books, "Cool Distance Assistants: Fun Science Projects to Propel Things" and "Cool Dry Ice Devices: Fun Science Projects with Dry Ice," by James Hopwood, parts of the Cool Science book series.

  • Physics and Philosophy(Book). Bridgman, P. W. // New Republic;4/26/43, Vol. 108 Issue 17, p572 

    Reviews the book "Physics and Philosophy," by James Jeans.

  • Through Space and Time (Book). Ward, Harold // New Republic;1/9/35, Vol. 81 Issue 1049, p257 

    Reviews the book "Through Space and Time," by James Jeans.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics