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The new treasury of science

Author: Harlow Shapley; Samuel Berder Rapport; Helen Wright
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, 1965.
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" ... a panoramic view of the modern man's universe, drawn from almost a hundred sources, containing information on current developments in rocketry and space exploration, nuclear physics, radio astronomy, evolution and human heredity."--Cover.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972.
New treasury of science.
New York, Harper & Row [1965]
(OCoLC)608627568
Named Person: Charles Darwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harlow Shapley; Samuel Berder Rapport; Helen Wright
ISBN: 0060138351 9780060138356
OCLC Number: 520225
Notes: Revision of A treasury of science.
Contains primary source material.
Description: xv, 762 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: On sharing in the conquests of science / Harlow Shapley part I Science and the scientist --
The wonder of the world / Sir J. Arthur Thomson and Patrick Geddes --
We are all scientists / T.H. Huxley --
Gains from serendipity / Walter B. Cannon --
Turtle eggs for Agassiz / Dallas Lore Sharp --
Scientists are lonely men / Oliver la Farge part II The physical world A. The mathematical universe --
The study of mathematics / Bertrand Russell --
Evariste Galois / George Sarton --
Giant brains / Edmund Callis Berkeley --
Mathematics and modern civilization / Hollis R. Cooley, David Gans, Morris Kline and Howard E. Wahlert B. The heavens 1. Astronomy --
Concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies / Nicholas Copernicus --
Proof that the Earth moves / Galileo Galilei --
Our neighbour worlds / Peter Millman --
The Sun / Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin --
Radio waves from space / Sir Bernard Lovell --
The Milky Way and beyond / Sir Arthur Eddington --
The origin and evolution of the universe / Sir Bernard Lovell 2. The age of space --
Robert Goddard / G. Edward Pendray --
A shot around the world / Arthur C. Clarke --
Pilot's flight report / John H. Glenn, Jr. --
The voyage of Mariner II / J.N. James --
C. The Earth --
Geological change / Sir Archibald Geike --
Geological table, from historical geology / Carl O. Dunbar --
The record of living things / W.O. Hotchkiss --
Earthquake: Discoveries in seismology / l. Don Leet and Florence Leet --
The birth of paricutin / Jenaro Gonzalez and William Foshag --
The ocean floor / Francis P. Shepard --
Catastrophic waves from the sea / Francis P. Shepard --
Pin-pointing the past with the cosmic clock / Richard Foster Flint --
The weather / David C. Holmes D. Physical law --
Newtoniana --
Discoveries / Sir Isaac Newton --
Experiments and ideas / Benjamin Franklin --
The discovery of radium / Eve Curie --
from x-rays to nuclear fission / Henry D. Smyth --
Letter to President Roosevelt / Albert Einstein --
The first atomic pile / Corbin Allardice and Edward R. Trapnell --
The death of Louis Slotin / Ralph E. Lapp --
Fundamental particles / O.R. Frisch --
Peaceful uses of atomic energy / Glenn T. Seaborg --
Space, time and Einstein / Paul R. Heyl --
e. Chemistry --
Some early pioneers in chemistry / Stephan Miall and L.M. Miall --
The rise of organic chemistry / John Read --
The man-made chemical elements beyond uranium / Glenn T. Seaborg --
Where is chemistry today? / Lawrence P. Lessing. part III: The world of life A. The study of life --
The fitness of Earth / Paul B. Sears --
The naming of organisms and the catalogue of nature / Marston Bates --
The origin of life / George Wald --
Of cells, life and death / Karl von Frisch B. The evolution of life --
Darwinisms --
Darwin and "The origin of species" / Sir Arthur Keith --
Gregor Mendel and his work / Hugo Iltis --
DNA / John Pfeiffer --
Darwin's theory in the light of modern genetics / Karl von Frisch --
c. The spectacle of animal life --
On being the right size / J.B.S. Haldane --
A lobster: or, the study of zoology / T.H. Huxley --
A living fossil / J.L.B. Smith --
Space tracks / Dwain W. Warner --
Can animals reason? / Frank A. Beach --
d. The spectacle of plant life --
The compleat botanist / A.J. Sharp --
The web of life / John H. Storer --
Feeding in plants / John Tyler Bonner --
The pollination of flowers / Verne Grant --
Strangler trees / Theodosius Dobzhansky and Joao Murca part IV. The world of man A. From ape to civilization --
The evidence of the descent of man from some lower form / Charles Darwin --
Evolution revised / Ruth Moore --
The discovery of zinjanthropus / L.S.B. Leakey --
The great Piltdown hoax / William L. Straus Jr. --
The growth of culture / Ruth Benedict --
Digging up the past / Sir Leonard Woolley B. The human machine --
Vesalius and Harvey: The founding of modern anatomy and physiology / Sir Michael Foster --
The only contemporary character sketch of William Harvey / John Aubrey --
Examples of experimental physiological investigation / Claude Bernard --
Biography of the unborn / Margaret Shea Gilbert --
Variations on a theme by Darwin / Julian Huxley C. The conquest of disease --
Hippocrates, the Greek: the end of magic / Logan Clendening --
An inquiry into the causes and effects of the variolae vaccinae, known by the name of the cow--
Pox / Edward Jenner --
Louis Pasteur and the conquest of rabies / Reńe Vallery-Radot --
Chemotherapy / Alexander Fleming --
The battle against cancer / Walter Goodman --
Radiations and the genetic threat / Warren Weaver D. Man's mind --
Psychology, science and man / George A. Miller --
Introducing the brain / John Pfeiffer --
Sick minds, new medicines / Robert S. de Ropp --
Imagination creatrix / John Livingston Lowes.
Other Titles: Treasury of science
Responsibility: edited by Harlow Shapley, Samuel Rapport and Helen Wright.

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" ... a panoramic view of the modern man's universe, drawn from almost a hundred sources, containing information on current developments in rocketry and space exploration, nuclear physics, radio astronomy, evolution and human heredity."--Cover.

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