Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz (August 31, 1821 – September 8, 1894) wis a German pheesician an pheesicist who made signeeficant contreibutions tae several widely varied auries o modren science.

Hermann von Helmholtz
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BornHermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz
31 August 1821(1821-08-31)
Potsdam, Kinrick o Proushie
Died8 September 1894(1894-09-08) (aged 73)
Charlottenburg, German Empire
ResidenceGermany
NaitionalityGerman
Alma materRoyal Friedrich-Wilhelm Institute
Kent for
AwairdsMatteucci Medal (1868)
Copley Medal (1873)
Albert Medal (1888)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics
Institutions
Doctoral advisorJohannes Peter Müller[1]
Doctoral students
Ither notable students
InfluencedLudwig Wittgenstein[2]

ReferencesEedit

  1. Physics Tree profile Hermann von Helmholtz
  2. Patton, Lydia, 2009, "Signs, Toy Models, and the A Priori: from Helmholtz to Wittgenstein," Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science, 40 (3): 281–289.