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A treasury of science

Author: Harlow Shapley; Samuel Berder Rapport; Helen Wright
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©1954.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3d rev. ed.View all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harlow Shapley; Samuel Berder Rapport; Helen Wright
OCLC Number: 1049727
Description: 724 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: On sharing in the conquests of science / Harlow Shapley --
The wonder of the world / Sir J. Arthur Thomson and Patrick Geddes --
We are all scientists / T. H. Huxley --
Scientists are lonely men / Oliver Le Farge --
Turtle eggs for Agassiz / Dallas Lore Sharp --
The aims and methods of science / Roger Bacon, Albert Einstein, Sir Arthur Eddington, Ivan Pavlov, and Alan Gregg --
A theory that the earth moves around the sun / Nicholas Copernicus --
Proof that the earth moves / Galileo Galilei --
The orderly universe / Forest Ray Moulton --
Is there life on other worlds? / Sir James Jeans --
The Milky Way and beyond / Sir Arthur Eddington --
A young man looking at rocks / Hugh Miller --
Geological change / Sir Archibald Geike --
Earthquakes : what are they? / Reverend James B. Macelwane --
Last days of St. Pierre / Fairfax Downey --
Man, maker of wilderness / Paul B. Sears --
What makes the weather / Wolfgang Langeweische --
Newtoniana --
Discoveries / Sir Isaac Newton --
Mathematics, the mirror of civilization / Lancelot Hogben --
Experiments and ideas / Benjamin Franklin --
Exploring the atom / Sir James Jeans --
The discovery of radium / Eve Curie --
Atomic energy for military purposes / Henry D. Smyth --
Atomic warfare, past and future / Jacob Sacks --
The particles of the nucleus / Report of the United States Atomic Energy Commission --
Electronics everywhere / A.M. Low --
Giant Brains / Edmund Callis Berkeley --
Some early pioneers in chemistry / Stephen Miall and L.M. Miall --
The foundations of chemical industry / Robert E. Rose --
Space, time and Einstein / Paul R. Heyl --
The characteristics of organisms / Sir J. Arthur Thomson and Patrick Geddes --
Leeuwenhoek : first of the microbe hunters / Paul de Kruif --
Where life begins / George W. Gray --
On being the right size / J.B.S. Haldane --
Parasitism and degeneration / David Starr Jordan and Vernon Lyman Kellogg --
Flowering earth / Donald Culross Peattie --
A lobster ; or, the study of zoology / T.H. Huxley --
The life of the simplest animals / David Starr Jordan and Vernon Lyman Kellogg --
Secrets of the ocean / William Beebe --
The warrior ants / Caryl P. Haskins --
The vampire bat / Raymond L. Ditmars and Arthur M. Greenhall --
Ancestors / Gustac Eckstein --
Darwinisms --
Darwin and "the origin of species" / Sir Arthur Keith --
Gregor Mendel and his work / Hugo Iltis --
The courtship of animals / Julian Huxley --
Magic acres / Alfred Toombs --
The evidence of the descent of man from some lower form / Charles Darwin --
The upstart of the animal kingdom / Earnest A. Hooton --
Missing links / John R. Baker --
The popol vuh --
Lessons in living from the Stone Age / Vilhjalmur Stefansson --
Racial characters of the body / Sir Arthur Keith --
You and heredity / Amram Scheinfeld --
Biography of the unborn / Margaret Shea Gilbert --
How the human body is studied / Sir Arthur Keith --
Variations on a theme by Darwin / Julian Huxley --
The Hippocratic oath --
Hippocrates the Greek : the end of magic / Logan Clendening --
An inquiry into the causes and effects of the variolae vaccinae / Edward Jenner --
The history of the kine pox / Benjamin Waterhouse --
Louis Pasteur and the conquest of rabies / Rene Vallery-Radot --
Radiation and life / Report of the United States Atomic Energy Commission --
Isotopes in medicine and biology / Hendrik M. Rozendaal --
Chemotherapy / Alexander Fleming --
The new science of surgery / Frank G. Slaughter --
Thinking / James Harvey Robinson --
Imagination creatrix / John Livingston Lowes --
The psychology of Sigmund Freud / A.A. Brill --
Man's synthetic future / Roger Adams --
Nuclear power in the future / J.R. Dunning --
Reactor development / Report of the United States Atomic Energy Commission --
Machines that think / Edmund Callis Berkeley --
A down-to-earth view of space flight / Milton W. Rosen --
A layman looks at science / Raymond B. Fosdick.
Responsibility: edited by Harlow Shapley, Samuel Rapport, and Helen Wright ; with an introduction by Dr. Shapley.

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