The Earth, the heavens, and the Carnegie Institution of Washington

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American Geophysical Union, 1994 - Science - 252 pages

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Contents

Development and Promotion of the Initial Scientific Program for the Geophysical Laboratory
21
The Carnegie Institution and the First World Magnetic Survey
29
Vilhelm Bjerkness Duty to Produce Something Clear and Real in Meteorological Science
37
The CIW and Expeditions
47
The Gravity Measuring Cruise of the U S S S21
53
Entrepreneurial and Institutional Exploration
69
Comments and Contentions
79
The Mount Wilson Observatory
89
T C Chamberlin his Planetcsimal Hypothesis and its Effect on Research at
113
Women and Womens Work at Mt Wilson Observatory before World War II
125
Tuve Breit and Ionospheric Sounding 19231928
133
International Spinoffs of Carnegie Research
149
The Research of Frank T Davies
165
Early Explosion Seismology
185
Dating Earth Processes
215
Sources for the History of the Carnegie Institution of Washington at the Office of Administration
229

How Henry Norris Russell Got to Mt Wilson
103
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