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The search for understanding; selected writings of scientists of the Carnegie Institution, published on the sixty-fifth anniversary of the institution's founding.

Author: Caryl P Haskins; Carnegie Institution of Washington.
Publisher: Washington, Carnegie Institution, 1967.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Haskins, Caryl P. (Caryl Parker), 1908-2001.
Search for understanding.
Washington, Carnegie Institution, 1967
(OCoLC)593668970
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Caryl P Haskins; Carnegie Institution of Washington.
OCLC Number: 520104
Description: xxiv, 330 pages illustrations 23 cm
Contents: 1. The search: The builders / Vannevar Bush --
Leonardo and the birth of modern science / George Sarton --
Conditions for discovery / Philip H. Abelson --
Physics and the humanities / Merle A. Tuve --
The nature of science / Edwin Hubble --
2. The nature of discovery: Radio echoes (the origin of radar) / Merle A. Tuve --
A pure-line method in corn breeding (hybrid corn) / George H. Shull --
Pulsating stars and cosmic distances / Robert P. Kraft --
Organic geochemistry / Philip H. Abelson --
Excavations at Kaminaljuyu, Guatemala / Alfred V. Kidder --
The first heartbeats / James D. Ebert --
3. Problem definition and problem solving: Mutations and evolution / Evelyn M. Witkin --
Photosynthesis / C. Stacy French --
The umbilical cord / Samuel R.M. Reynolds --
Form, forces, and function in plants / H.A. Spoehr --
The generality and particularity of man / George W. Corner --
4. The role of great instruments: The possibilities of large telescopes / George Ellery Hale --
Explorations with the Hale Telescope / Ira S. Bowen --
The Big Schmidt / Albert G. Wilson --
5. Research and reminiscence: The last cruise of the Carnegie / J. Harland Paul --
Early days at Mount Wilson / Walter S. Adams --
6. Epilogue: Faith and the scientific endeavor / Alfred D. Hershey.
Responsibility: Edited by Caryl P. Haskins.

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