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The Conquest of Bread

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Peter Kropotkin


In this work, Kropotkin points out what he considers to be the fallacies of the economic systems of feudalism and capitalism, and how he bel…

The Secret of Everyday Things

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Jean-Henri Fabre


The clearness, simplicity, and charm of the great French naturalist's style are nowhere better illustrated than in this work, which in its v…

A Problem in Modern Ethics

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John Addington Symonds


“Society lies under the spell of ancient terrorism and coagulated errors. Science is either wilfully hypocritical or radically misinformed.”…

The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 01 No. 1

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National Geographic Society


National Geographic Magazine Volume 1 Number 1 published in 1889. Topics of articles are: Announcement by the National Geographic Society…

Chemical Phenomena in Life

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Frederick Czapek


Published in 1911 as part of the "Harper's Library of Living Thought," this volume presents an introduction to the chemistry of ce…

The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Part 2

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Charles Darwin


Part 2 of 3 of a book on evolutionary theory by English naturalist Charles Darwin, first published in 1871. It was Darwin's second great boo…

Radioactive Substances

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Marie Curie


Marie Curie, born in Warsaw in 1867, was a Polish-French physicist and chemist famous for her work on radioactivity. She was a pioneer in th…

Worlds Within Worlds: The Story of Nuclear Energy, Volumes 1-3

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Isaac Asimov


This is a short booklet on science fact commissioned by the U. S. Energy Research and Development Administration (Office of Public Affairs).…

Die Helden des Dampfes

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Karl May


Der dreiteilige Aufsatz über Die Helden des Dampfes wurde mit hoher Wahrscheinlichkeit von Karl May verfaßt und veröffentlic…

Handbook of Nature-Study, Part 1

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Anna Botsford Comstock


Handbook of Nature-Study was written by Anna Botsford Comstock during an era of growing societal concern for man's treatment of the natural …

The Concept of Nature

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Alfred North Whitehead


In The Concept of Nature, Alfred North Whitehead discusses the interrelatedness of time, space, and human perception.The idea of objects as …

Opticks

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Isaac Newton


The famous physicist Sir Isaac Newton lectured on optics from 1670 - 1672. He worked on refraction of light into colored beams using prisms …

Science and Hypothesis

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Henri Poincaré


Jules Henri Poincaré (1854 – 1912) was one of France's greatest mathematicians and theoretical physicists, and a philosopher of scien…

Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution

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Peter Kropotkin


Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution is a book by Peter Kropotkin on the subject of mutual aid, written while he was living in exile in England…

Topics

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Aristotle


The Topics is is the fifth of Aristotle's six texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon ("Instrument"). The Topic…

Canyons of the Colorado

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John Wesley Powell


John Wesley Powell was a pioneer American explorer, ethnologist, and geologist in the 19th Century. In 1869 he set out to explore the Colora…

The Romance of Modern Chemistry

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James C. Philip


A fascinating look back at the state of the art of chemistry 100 years ago, this book by James C. Philip, PhD, an assistant professor of che…

The Outline of Science, Vol 1 (Solo)

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J. Arthur Thomson


In The Outline of Science, Thomson gives us a window into scientific thinking as it stood in 1922 on the big, the little, and the biological…

Tom Swift and His Sky Racer

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Victor Appleton


A $10,000 prize lures Tom into competing at a local aviation meet at Eagle Park. Tom is determined to build the fastest plane around, but hi…

The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Part 3

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Charles Darwin


III. SEXUAL SELECTION IN RELATION TO MAN, AND CONCLUSION. Part 3 of 3 of a book on evolutionary theory by English naturalist Charles Darwin,…

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