- Johann Jakob . 1825–98, Swiss mathematician; discovered (1885) a formula giving the wavelengths of a series of lines in the hydrogen spectrum (the Balmer series)
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Gabrielle, who had heard Balmer distinctly, looked at George inquisitively.
"I know only what Dargental has seen fit to tell us," said Balmer.
Balmer will be there by about four o'clock; and there are some questions that I should like to ask him.
The view of Hull, from a painting by Balmer, is taken from the Humber, looking towards the north.
The view of Flamborough Head, drawn by Balmer, is taken from the cliffs to the north-west.