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 (hĕlm′hōlts′), Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von 1821-1894.
German physicist and physiologist who formulated the law of the conservation of energy (1847) and invented an ophthalmoscope (1851).
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(German ˈhɛlmhɔlts)
(Biography) Baron Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von (ˈhɛrman ˈluːtvɪç ˈfɛrdinant fɔn). 1821–94, German physiologist, physicist, and mathematician: helped to found the theory of the conservation of energy; invented the ophthalmoscope (1850); and investigated the mechanics of sight and sound
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(ˈhɛlm hoʊlts)

Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von, 1821–94, German physiologist and physicist.
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Also, he was the translator of the famous book on "The Sensations of Tone," written by Helmholtz, who, in the period from 1871 to 1894 made Berlin the world-centre for the study of the physical sciences.
Now, Helmholtz had not been trying to invent a telephone, nor any sort of message-carrier.
The Research Council (TRC), on Tuesday, signed the contracts for these pilot projects of the Institute of the Advanced Technology Integration (IATI) with the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres.
Westphalia, Germany, October 11, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The Lead Discovery Center GmbH (LDC), a renowned translational research organization, and the Helmholtz Association, Germany's biggest scientific organization, will be collaborating more closely in future.
Helmholtz resonator is an acoustical tool frequently used in applied acoustics.
To study problems of the canonical ensemble, we focus on the calculation the canonical density matrix and the Helmholtz free energy of a single particle under asymmetric harmonic oscillator potential.
The new Helmholtz Alliance LIMTECH (Liquid Metal Technologies), which will work with other Helmholtz centers and universities in Germany, has secured almost $25 million for the five-year project.
Helmholtz, head of the music department and director of the band, was ringed by folding chairs and instrument cases; and on each chair sat a very young man, nervously prepared to blow through something, or, in the case of the percussion section, to hit something, the instant Mr.
The book, it should be noted, is hot merely about Helmholtz. Michel Meulders, former Dean of the Medical School and Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience of the Catholic University of Louvain, provides an interesting sketch of the scientific atmosphere and cultural milieu of the early nineteenth century.
Abstract: This paper deals with distribution of magnetic field inside paired coils in Helmholtz arrangement.
The determinate world; Kant and Helmholtz on the physical meaning of geometry.