The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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By means of a wave theory of light, Young was able to explain both this effect,
which in its most dramatic manifestation ... Following Young's suggestion in 1817,
Fresnel was able to render polarization effects comprehensible by means of a ...
Physically, this means that each index matrices (number of row or column) is
correlated with a stationary state, and that there is an infinite number of such
states. Furthermore, the permitted stationary states often form a continuous rather
than a ...
Dissolution and precipitation of carbonates appear to offer a means of
determining former fluctuation of rainfall. The features of some caverns in
carbonate rocks indicate former alternations between dissolution and refilling
with either ...
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