A History of Science, Book 5

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Harper, 1904 - Science
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Contents

The aquarium p 11 3The arrangement of the tanks and exhib
1
The founding of the Royal Institution p 29Count Rumford
3
Collection of curios and library located in Montague Mansion
5
Capture of Egyptian antiquities by the English p 5Construc
9
The Royal Society p 14Weekly meetings of the society p
15
Haeckels laboratory p 16oHis method of working p 161
17
experiments to produce lower temperature p 39Professor
53
Magnetic phenomena at low temperatures p 56Changes in
71
The old lecturehalls of the university p 148E1nst Haeckel
156
line of descent clearly traced by Haeckel p 175Themissing
176
The Boulevard Pasteur p 179The Pasteur Institute p 18o
183
Methods of teaching in the institute p 185The director
189
Character of the man his ways of living and working p 189His
195
SOME UNSOLVED SCIENTIFIC PROBLEMS
203
The evershifting ground of scientific progress p 203Solar
212
Physical problems p 2 13Attempts to explain the power of gravi
226

The technical department of the laboratory p 1r9The work
128
Professor Weismanns theory of heredity based on these studies
142
CHAPTER IV
243
INDEX
271

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