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Willis Rodney Whitney, pioneer of industrial research,

Author: John T Broderick
Publisher: Albany, N.Y., Fort Orange Press [1945]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Broderick, John T. (John Thomas), b. 1866.
Willis Rodney Whitney, pioneer of industrial research.
Albany, N.Y., Fort Orange Press [1945]
(OCoLC)592133520
Online version:
Broderick, John T. (John Thomas), b. 1866.
Willis Rodney Whitney, pioneer of industrial research.
Albany, N.Y., Fort Orange Press [1945]
(OCoLC)601775880
Named Person: Willis Rodney Whitney; Willis Rodney Whitney
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John T Broderick
OCLC Number: 538523
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 2 preliminary leaves, 3-324 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates portraits, plates 22 cm
Contents: Vacuum tube, electric eyes --
Life in a fish bowl, things to wonder at, equilibrium, teeter plank, plants feel hurt, prevention of wars --
Boy with problem, artificial breeding of fish, the doodle-bug --
Plant tumors and cancers, how goldfinches and jays get their grub, clever insect architecture --
Part Seven: Typical addresses and research technique --
Daniel Boone of science, no niche assigned --
It's called electricity, Faraday's sealed letter, cosmic rays, Galvani's research, the Berger rhythm --
Melioration of matter, Pueblo Indians, the cortex, change and growth --
The periodic law, it's influence on research, latest Whitney writing --
Dr. Whitney's degrees and medals.
Responsibility: by John T. Broderick, with foreword by Dr. Karl T. Compton.

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