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Author: Webster Prentiss True; Smithsonian Institution.
Publisher: [New York] Simon and Schuster [1966]
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True, Webster Prentiss, b. 1892.
Smithsonian treasury of 20th-century science.
[New York] Simon and Schuster [1966]
(OCoLC)594530896
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Webster Prentiss True; Smithsonian Institution.
OCLC Number: 519839
Notes: An anthology of articles by various authors, selected from the General appendix of the Smithsonian Institution's Annual reports.
"Published ... in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C."
Description: 544 pages illustrations, maps 23 cm
Contents: Preface / S. Dillon Ripley --
Introduction by the editor --
Beyond the Milky Way / Thornton Page --
Advances in astronomical technology / Aden B. Meinel --
The challenge of space exploration / Robert C. Seamans Jr. --
Rocket propulsion / Ralph S. Cooper --
Navigation --
from canoes to spaceships / Charles S. Draper --
Some astronomical aspects of life in the universe / Su-shu Huang --
The electron : its intellectual and social significance / Karl T. Compton --
Ultrasonics / Arthur R. Laufer --
Digital computers : their history, operation, and use / E.M. McCormick --
The new uses of the abstract / George A.W. Boehm --
Organic chemistry : a view and a prospect / Alexander Todd --
Earthquakes and related sources of evidence on the earth's internal structure / K.E. Bullen --
The new age of the sea / Philip B. Yeager --
Drilling beneath the deep sea / William E. Benson --
The opening of the Arctic Ocean / James T. Strong --
The IGY in retrospect / Elliott B. Roberts --
The place of genetics in modern biology / George W. Beadle --
Does natural selection continue to operate in modern mankind? / Theodosius Dobzhansky and Gordon Allen --
Man as a maker of new plants and new plant communities / Edgar Anderson --
Some mysteries of life and existence / R.E. Snodgrass --
What is cybernetics? / Donald M. MacKay --
The promise of underwater archeology / George F. Bass --
The carbon-14 method of age determination / Frank H.H. Roberts Jr. --
Jet streams / R. Lee --
An appraisal of cloud seeding as a means of increasing precipitation / Henry G. Houghton --
The science of yesterday, today, and tomorrow / W.F.G. Swann.
Responsibility: Edited by Webster P. True.

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