Uses of Experiment
Early Scientific Notions
Sciences of Observation
Knowledge of the Ancients regarding Light
The Irish physicist John Tyndall (1820-1893) is best known for his work on the scattering of light by atmospheric particles and on the absorption of infrared radiation by gases. He also did much to po...
Tyndall was born in Ireland in 1820 to a poor family. He obtained only a few years of formal schooling. As a young man he worked several civil servant jobs, including surveyor and railway engineer, al...