A History of Science, Book 2

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Harper, 1904 - Science
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Contents

His publication of the Dialoghi delle N uove Scienze p 93His
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telescopes of Galileo and Kepler p 2 5 3The application of
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MEDIEVAL SCIENCE AMONG THE ARABIANS
13
Scientific studies of Arabian scholars p 13Evidences of Arabian
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CHAPTER XIV
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His studies of the dipping needle p 1 15His prediction as
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Ancient origin of alchemy p 124Fabu1ous claims of numerous
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_E_inal overthrow of the belief in alchemy p 14OAstrology
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CHAPTER X
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Robert Boyle p 2O4His experiments on atmospheric pressure
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Huygens p 218His adaptation of the micrometer to the tele
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Newtons early life p 22 5His studies of the composition of light
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Crudeness in the construction of most scientific instruments p
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PROGRESS IN ELECTRICITY FROM GILBERT AND VON GUERICKE
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The experiments of Francis Hauksbee p 2 59Stephen Gray
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Gordons invention of an electric bell and motor p 279V0n
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Paracelsus p 156His early life p 156His revolutionary teach
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Michael Servetus and the discovery of the pulmonary circulation
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Experiments to prove that the blood passes irom the heart by
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Peter Francos operation for strangulated hernia p r82Fabricius
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conception of the universe p 195Leibnitz and his work p 197
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His battery p 289His invention of the lightningrod p 290
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CHAPTER XV
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classification p
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CHAPTER III
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CHAPTER IX
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