The Fairyland of Science


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"I have promised to introduce you today to the fairy-land of science, -- a somewhat bold promise, seeing that most of you probably look upon science as a bundle of dry facts, while fairy-land is all that is beautiful, and full of poetry and imagination. But I thoroughly believe myself, and hope to prove to you, that science is full of beautiful pictures, of real poetry, and of wonder-working fairies; ..."(From the Introduction to The Fairyland of Science) (6 hr 55 min)

Chapters

Lecture 01 - Introduction to the Wonders of the Physical World 52:27 Read by Patricia Oakley
Lecture 02 - Sunbeams and the Work They Do 44:02 Read by Patricia Oakley
Lecture 03 - The Aerial Ocean in Which We Live 41:52 Read by Patricia Oakley
Lecture 04 - A Drop of Water on its Travels 48:16 Read by Patricia Oakley
Lecture 05 - The Two Great Sculptors - Water and Ice 33:13 Read by J. M. Smallheer
Lecture 06 - The Voices of Nature and How We Hear Them 52:29 Read by Ashwin Jain
Lecutre 07 - The Life of a Primrose 37:43 Read by Ruth Golding
Lecture 08 - The History of a Piece of Coal 37:41 Read by Ruth Golding
Lecutre 09 - Bees in the Hive 35:45 Read by Ruth Golding
Lecture 10 - Bees and Flowers 32:20 Read by Auntie Em