Biographical Memoirs, Volume 52

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National Academies, 1980 - Scientists - 495 pages

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Page 245 - But to resume our old theme of scholars and their whereabout," said the Baron, with an unusual glow, caught, no doubt, from the golden sunshine, imprisoned, like the student Anselmus, in the glass bottle ; " where should the scholar live? In solitude, or in society? in the green stillness of the country, where he can hear the heart of Nature beat ; or in the dark, gray town, where he can hear and feel the throbbing heart of man?
Page vii - March 3, 1863, and supported by private and public funds, the Academy works to further science and its use for the general welfare by bringing together the most qualified individuals to deal with scientific and technological problems of broad significance. Under the terms...
Page 225 - There is a balm in Gilead to make the wounded whole. There is a balm in Gilead to heal the sin-sick soul.
Page 85 - Congress by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Geological Society of America, the...
Page 302 - At the end of the nineteenth century and during the early years of the twentieth...
Page 371 - Scatchard, G. The attractions of proteins for small molecules and ions.
Page 368 - Isotonic solutions. I. The chemical potential of water in aqueous solutions of sodium chloride, potassium chloride, sulfuric acid, sucrose, urea, and glycerol at 25°.
Page 483 - Prepared by request of the chairman of the division of biology and agriculture of the National research council.
Page 320 - The etiology of epizootic encephalomyelitis of horses in the San Joaquin Valley, 1930.
Page 377 - Osmotic and activity coefficients for binary mixtures of sodium chloride, sodium sulfate, magnesium sulfate and magnesium chloride in water at 25°CI Isopiestic measurements on the four systems with common ions.

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