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LibriVox 6th Anniversary Collection

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Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm


What do you do for a sixth anniversary? We challenged our readers to find any short works which had 'six' in the title - in any language. Th…

First Fifty Digits of Pi

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Scott Hemphill


56 flavors of Pi proudly produced by LibriVox volunteers to celebrate Pi Day, 2008. (3/14) Don't worry, you don't have to listen to an infin…

Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Scientists

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Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard describes the homes of authors, poets, social reformers and other prestigious people, reflecting on how their surroundings ma…

A General View of Positivism

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Auguste Comte


Auguste Comte was from France and published this book in French in 1844. He made a very great impact on the sciences and claims to have “dis…

The Tree-Dwellers

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Katharine Elizabeth Dopp


Katharine E. Dopp was well-known as a teacher and writer of children's textbooks at the turn of the 20th Century. She was among the first e…

Through Magic Glasses and Other Lectures

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Arabella B. Buckley


"The present volume is chiefly intended for those of my young friends who have read, and been interested in, The Fairyland of Science. …

History of Farming in Ontario

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C. C. James


This is a paper on the history of farming in Ontario. It take the reader through the early settlement from 1783 to the modern period of 1888…

The Girl Aviators and the Phantom Airship

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Margaret Burnham


Teenagers Peggy Prescott and her brother Roy share a love of aviation that they inherited from their late father. Mr. Prescott had always dr…

Insect Stories

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Vernon Kellogg


These 13 essays explore the fascinating world of insects all around us. Vernon Kellogg, an eminent entomologist and natural story teller, an…

The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph

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Henry M. Field


Cyrus W. Field had a dream: to link the Old World of Britain and Europe to that of the New World of North America by a telegraph cable stret…

Light Science for Leisure Hours

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Richard A. Proctor


In preparing these Essays, my chief object has been to present scientific truths in a light and readable form—clearly and simply, but with a…

The Prospective Mother

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J. Morris Slemons


A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy. This book, written for women who have no special knowledge of medicine, aims to answer the questions …

An Introduction to the History of Science

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Walter Libby


A highly accessible introductory history of the development of scientific thought, method, and application from the first practical concepts…

The Extermination of the American Bison

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William T. Hornaday


The American bison (Bison bison), also commonly known as the American buffalo, is a North American species of bison that once roamed the gra…

Dinosaurs, With Special Reference to the American Museum Collections

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William Diller Matthew


America has had a fascination with dinosaurs, particularly since the wild enthusiasm of Jurassic Park and its sequels. The term "dinosa…

The Elements of Ornithology

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William Ruschenberger


The Elements of Ornithology is one of seven in a Series of First Books of Natural History Prepared for the Use of Schools and Colleges. This…

A Selection of 19th Century Scientific Verse

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Various


In the 18th and early 19th centuries, it was common for discoveries in branches of science such as botany, astronomy and medicine to be desc…

On the Elementary Electrical Charge

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Robert Andrews Millikan


The experiments herewith reported were undertaken with the view of introducing certain improvements into the oil-drop method of determining …

The Elements of Geology

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William Ruschenberger


Elements of Geology is one in a Series of First Books of Natural History Prepared for the Use of Schools and Colleges. This succinct little …

The World of Sound

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Sir William Henry Bragg


The World of Sound consists of six lectures delivered before a juvenile audience at the Royal Institution, Christmas 1919. The Royal Institu…

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