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Guericke, Otto von 1602-1686

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Works: 188 works in 367 publications in 3 languages and 1,721 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Biography  History  Fiction 
Roles: Honoree, Dedicatee
Classifications: Q155, 500
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The new (so-called) Magdeburg experiments of Otto von Guericke by Otto von Guericke ( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and German and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Otto von Guericke has been called a neglected genius, overlooked by most modern scholars, scientists, and laymen. He wrote his Experimenta Nova in the seventeenth century in Latin, a dead language for the most part inaccessible to contemporary scientists. Thus isolated by the remoteness of his time and his means of communication, von Guericke has for many years been denied the recognition he deserves in the English speaking world. Indeed, the century in which he lived witnessed the invention of six important and valuable scientific instruments -- the microscope, the telescope, the pendulum clock, the barometer, the thermometer, and the air pump. Von Guericke was associated with the development of the last three of these; he also experimented with a rudimentary electric machine. Thus his Experimenta Nova was an important work, heralding the emerging empiricism of seventeenth century science, and merits this first English translation of von Guericke's magnus opus
Otto von Guericke's Neue "magdeburgische" Versuche über den leeren Raum. (1672) by Otto von Guericke ( Book )
18 editions published between 1889 and 1996 in German and English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Neue (sogenannte) Magdeburger Versuche über den leeren Raum by Otto von Guericke ( Book )
13 editions published between 1962 and 1968 in German and Latin and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Otto von Guericke's Neue (sogenannte) Magdeburger Versuche über den leeren Raum by Otto von Guericke ( Book )
10 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in German and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Otto von Guericke. Philosophisches über den leeren Raum by Alfons Kauffeldt ( Book )
8 editions published between 1894 and 1982 in German and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Neue "Magdeburgische" Versuche über den leeren Raum by Otto von Guericke ( Book )
10 editions published between 1894 and 1996 in German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Experimenta nova (ut vocantur) magdeburgica de vacuo spatio by Otto von Guericke ( Book )
15 editions published between 1672 and 1962 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Belagerung Eroberung und Zerstörung der Stadt Magdeburg am 10./20. Mai 1631 by Otto von Guericke ( Book )
7 editions published between 1911 and 1912 in German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Otto v. Guericke über die Luftpumpe und den Luftdruck : aus dem dritten Buch der Magdeburgischen Versuche neu übersetzt und mit einer Einleitung by Otto von Guericke ( Book )
3 editions published in 1912 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geschichte der belagerung, eroberung und zerstörung Magdeburg's by Otto von Guericke ( Book )
11 editions published between 1860 and 1887 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hans Schabus, Astronaut (komme gleich) : 27.2. - 27.4.2003 ; [anlässlich der Ausstellung Astronaut (Komme Gleich) von Hans Schabus in der Secession] by Hans Schabus ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Neue (sogenannte) Magdeburger Versuche ueber den leeren Raum : nebst Briefen, Urkunden und anderen Zeugnissen seiner Lebens- und Schaffensgeschichte by Otto von Guericke ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zwischen Ruhm und Hass : eine historische Erzählung über den großen Forscher, Diplomaten und Baumeister Otto von Guericke by Manfred Jordan ( Book )
4 editions published between 1956 and 1965 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Otto v. Guericke : ein großer deutscher Naturwissenschaftler by Alfons Kauffeldt ( Book )
2 editions published in 1954 in German and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
De Guericke, Otto, 1602-1686
Gericke, Otto 1602-1686
Gericke, Otto von
Gericke, Otton.
Gerickius, Otto.
Gerickius, Otto 1602-1686
Gerike, Otto.
Gerike, Otto 1602-1686
Guericke, Otto.
Guericke, Otto, 1602-1686
Guericke, Otto de.
Guericke, Otto de, 1602-1686
Von Guericke, Otto.
Von Guericke, Otto, 1602-1686
ゲーリケ, オットー・フォン
Languages
German (122)
Latin (41)
English (13)