From Toppler to Doppler: A Dynasty of Stonemasons

  • Alec Eden


My first visit to Salzburg in search of Christian Doppler produced several surprises. Firstly, it was not easy to unearth traces of the — at least to me — famous scientist. Whilst many had heard of the name, and some knew that he was “some sort of physicist” or had even heard of the Doppler effect, I found none who knew more about the man or who were aware of the increasing significance of Doppler’s work in medicine and other fields.


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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alec Eden
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  1. 1.The Christian Doppler FoundationSalzburgAustria

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