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THE POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY.

SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE.

HERMANN VON HELMHOLTZ.

Hermann von Helmholtz, one of the great names in the history of science, is the subject of a sympathetic and dignified biography prepared by Dr. Leo Koenigsberger and published in three volumes by Vieweg.

 
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Hermann von Helmholtz From a drawing by Lenbach (1894).

The interests of von Helmholtz were so far-reaching, his activities so multifarious and his intellect so profound that the preparation of an adequate memoir was a task of unusual difficulty. It is fortunate that it has been so adequately performed. Hermann Ludwig