Hermann von Helmholtz

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Noun1.Hermann von Helmholtz - German physiologist and physicist (1821-1894)Hermann von Helmholtz - German physiologist and physicist (1821-1894)
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The editor has organized the thirty-three contributions that make up the main body of the text in four parts devoted to the beginnings of the resurgence as shown in the writings of Hermann Von Helmholtz, Otto Liebmann, Friedrich Albert Lange, and Rudolf Hermann Lotze, the Marburg School, the Southwest School, and responses and critiques.
The seashell phenomenon is cavity resonance, studied in great detail by Hermann von Helmholtz.
As the great German philosopher, physicist, and psychologist Hermann von Helmholtz noted in 1862, however, there is a catch to the pursuit of economic success through science: hunting for "immediate practical utility" rarely works.