A Short Bright Flash
Augustin Fresnel and the Birth of the Modern LighthouseBook - 2015
Describes the life of the man who invented a new lighthouse lens, capable of shining brighter, farther, and more efficiently than existing light sources, and his fight against the scientific elite, his poor health, and the limits of his era's technology.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2015
Copyright Date: ©2013
Branch Call Number: 623.89 Le
Description: 281 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm