Some Important Contributions:
Her Ph.D. dissertation, Temperaturbegrebets Udvikling
gennem Tiderne (The Development of the Temperature Concept through Time),
was an important treatise on the history of the temperature
Meyer edited a major part of the collected works of Hans
Christian ěrstedand included in it her essay presenting his biography,
"The Scientific Life and Works of H. C. ěrsted".
Wrote a biography of the Danish natural philosopher Erasmus Bartholin,Radium og radioaktive Stoffer samt nyere Opdagelser angaaende
Straaler (Radium, Radioactive Materials, and New Discoveries Concerning
Discovered Ole Roemer's notebook "Adversaria" in the
archives of the University of Copenhagen Library in 1910. She provided valuable
information for the history of science in her research of this document.
In 1902 she founded the Danish journal of physic
Fysisk Tidsskrift which replaced the former Nyt Tidsskrift for Fysik og
Kemi (New Journal of Physics and Chemistry). She was its editor
Some Important Publications:
Temperaturbegrebets udvikling gennem tiderne samt dets
sammenhaeng med vexlende forestillinger om varmens natur DISSERTATION
ěrsted, Hans Christian Scientific papers, Copenhagen,
(1920) (in Danish, 3 volumes).
Radium og radioaktive Stoffer samt nyere Opdagelser angaaende
Straaler K°benhavn, Gyldendal, 1904
R÷mer, Ole Ole R÷mers Adversaria, K°benhavn, B.
Lunos bogtrykkeri, 1910.
1899 Gold Medal of the Royal Danish Academy of Science and Letter
paper entitled "Om overensstemmende Tilstande hos Stofferne".
The prize subject was "to examine whether there exists a general equation of state for all fluid bodies."
The paper is published in the Academy series SN 6.IX.3 pp.155-225 (1899).
1885 - 1909 High School Teacher
1910 - 1932 Scientific staff member for High School Education Inspectorate
1902 - 1913 Editor, Danish journal of physic
Master's Degree in physics, University of Copenhagen, 1893
Ph.D., Physics, University of Copenhagen, 1909.
Sources and References
Volker Thomsen and [5A12 DSB]
She was the aunt of physical chemist Niels Janniksen Bjerrum: see [5A12 DSB].
She was not
only the aunt of Niels Janniksen Bjerrum, she was also,
according to his own memory, the initiator or the person who
inspired him to study science. - Obituary in Fysisk Tidsskrift
XL, 1942, 175-91.
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