John Herschel

John Herschel nsIn existographies, John Herschel (1797-1871) (Cattell 1000:692) (CR:5) was an English mathematician, astronomer, and chemist, son of William Herschel, noted, for []

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1833, Herschel stated, supposedly, that heat is the motive force powering not only people but the planet. [1] He held that the sun vivifies or endues with life not only plant and animal life but also inanimate matter, lifting and expanding air and water, and producing the weather currents that give earth the restless character of a living being.

References
1. Schneider, Eric D. and Sagan, Dorion. (2005). Into the Cool - Energy Flow, Thermodynamics, and Life (pg. 35). Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

External links
‚óŹ John Herschel – Wikipedia.

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