Samuel Pierpont Langley (1834-1906)

Country :États-Unis
Language :anglais
Gender :masculin
Birth :Roxbury, Mass., 22-08-1834
Death :Aiken, S.C., 27-02-1906
Note :Physicien. - Astronome. - Pionnier de l'aviation
ISNI :ISNI 0000 0000 8339 7031

Occupations

Auteur du texte13 documents

  • The 1900 solar eclipse expedition of the Astrophysical observatory of the Smithsonian institution, by S. P. Langley,...

    Material description : In-4° , 26 p., pl.
    Edition : Washington : Government printing office , 1904
    Autre : Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)

    [catalogue][http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb30735394d]
  • Appropriations expended, results reached and present condition of the work of the Astrophysical observatory, report of the secretary of the Smithsonian institution [S. P. Langley]... in response to Senate resolution of February 25, 1901...

    Material description : In-4° , XXXIII-308 p. et pl.
    Note : Note : 57th Congress, 1st session. Senate. Document No. 20
    Edition : Washington : Government printing office , 1902

    [catalogue][http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb30735386s]
  • A description of the Manly engine, reprinted from Langley memoir on mechanical flight, Smithsonian contributions to knowledge... Langley memoir on mechanical flight. Part I. 1887 to 1896, by Samuel Pierpont Langley,... Part II. 1897 to 1903, by Charles M. Manly,... [Foreword to reprint, by Neil MacCoull, C. H. Baxley, S. D. Heron, L. C. Lichty, C. B. Veal. Advertisement by Charles D. Walcott]

    Material description : 1 vol. (pagin. div.)
    Note : Note : La 1ère partie est citée pour mémoire, la 2e rééditée partiellement
    Edition : New York : Society of automotive engineers , 1942
    Préfacier : Charles Doolittle Walcott (1850-1927)

    [catalogue][http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb33947189q]
  • Experiments in aerodynamics, by S. P. Langley

    Material description : In-4° , II-116 p., fig., pl.
    Note : Note : Smithsonian contributions to knowledge. XXVII, 801
    Edition : Washington : Smithsonian institution , 1891

    [catalogue][http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb307353874]
  • The Internal work of the wind, by S. P. Langley

    Material description : In-4° , II-23 p., graphiques
    Note : Note : Smithsonian contributions to knowledge. 884
    Edition : Washington : the Smithsonian institution , 1893

    [catalogue][http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb30735388g]

Préfacier1 document

  • Plates prepared between the years 1849 and 1859, to accompany a report on the forest trees of North America

    Material description : 4 p.- [23] p. de pl. dont [2] dépl.
    Edition : Washington : Smithsonian Institution , 1891
    Auteur du texte : Asa Gray (1810-1888)

    [catalogue][http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb376519155]

Éditeur scientifique1 document

  • Annals of the Astrophysical observatory of the Smithsonian institution... Volume I

    Material description : In-fol.
    Edition : Washington , 1900

    [catalogue][http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb30735397f]

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  • Documents by this author : Plates prepared between the years 1849 and 1859, to accompany a report on the forest trees of North America / Asa Gray ; [advertisement S. P. Langley], 1891
  • Ouvrages de reference : LC Authorities (2011-11-09)
  • Catalogues de la BnF : BN Cat. gén.
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Wikipedia Biography

  • Samuel Pierpont Langley (22 août 1834, Roxbury-27 février 1906, Aiken) est un physicien, inventeur et astronome américain. Bien que ses tentatives de vol pilotés soient restées infructueuses, on le compte aussi parmi les pionniers de l'aviation.

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