Nature's Miracles Volume 2: Energy and Vibration


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Elisha Gray was an American electrical engineer who co-founded the Western Electric Manufacturing Company. Gray is best known for his development of a telephone prototype in 1876 in Highland Park, Illinois and is considered by some writers to be the true inventor of the variable resistance telephone, despite losing out to Alexander Graham Bell for the telephone patent.
Nature's Miracles: Familiar Talks on Science, published in 1900, is a discussion of science and technology for the general public. Volume II is subtitled Energy and Vibration: Energy, Sound, Heat, Light, Explosives. (Summary from Wikipedia)

(5 hr 40 min)

Chapters

To the Reader 2:10 Read by Michael Packard
Energy - Chapter I. Energy a Constant Quantity 22:37 Read by Michael Packard
Energy - Chapter II. Energy of Motion and of Position 12:53 Read by Michael Packard
Energy - Chapter III. The Forces of Nature 11:53 Read by J. M. Smallheer
Energy - Chapter IV. Transmutation of Energy 21:40 Read by Janet
Energy - Chapter V. Energy in Relation to Life 10:29 Read by Lauren McCullough
Vibration - Chapter VI. Sound 17:06 Read by Bev J Stevens
Vibration - Chapter VII. Echo and Resonance 10:59 Read by Edith van der Have-Raats
Vibration - Chapter VIII. Sound-sympathy 6:58 Read by Edith van der Have-Raats
Vibration - Chapter IX. Noise and Music 7:21 Read by Matthew Reece
Vibration - Chapter X. Music and Musicians 17:18 Read by Matthew Reece
Vibration - Chapter XI. Sound-interference 6:42 Read by Peter van Diest
Vibration - Chapter XII. Sound-language 6:42 Read by Peter van Diest
Vibration - Chapter XIII. Heat and Matter 13:27 Read by sid
Vibration - Chapter XIV. Expansion 14:42 Read by sid
Vibration - Chapter XV. Terrestrial Heat 6:34 Read by sid
Vibration - Chapter XVI. Generation of Heat 12:27 Read by Stephanie Lee
Vibration - Chapter XVII. Diffusion of Heat 6:42 Read by Stephanie Lee
Vibration - Chapter XVIII. Radiation of Heat 6:58 Read by Stephanie Lee
Light - Chapter XIX. Sun's Rays 16:42 Read by Stephanie Lee
Light - Chapter XX. The Science of Light 7:05 Read by Esther
Light - Chapter XXI. Light and Ether 14:59 Read by Bev J Stevens
Light - Chapter XXII. Color 13:24 Read by Amy Gramour
Light - Chapter XXIII. Transparency 8:26 Read by Guero
Light - Chapter XXIV. Mirage 13:59 Read by Availle
Light - Chapter XXV. Phosphorescence 5:19 Read by J. M. Smallheer
Light - Chapter XXVI. The Eye 5:57 Read by Richard Carpenter
Light - Chapter XXVII. Shadows 6:56 Read by Phil Chenevert
Explosives - Chapter XXVIII. Gunpowder 7:37 Read by sparks0314
Explosives - Chapter XXIX. Powder and Nitroglycerin 6:40 Read by sparks0314
Explosives - Chapter XXX. High Explosives 12:12 Read by sparks0314
Explosives - Chapter XXXI. Firing a Shot 5:53 Read by sparks0314