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Stories of Great Scientists


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Stories of Great Scientists

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Stories of Great Scientists Copyright © 2014 by Libraries of Hope, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without prior written permission of the publisher. International rights and foreign translations available only through permission of the publisher. Stories compiled from: Living Biographies of Great Scientists, by Henry Thomas and Dan Lee Thomas, Garden City, New York: Blue Ribbon Books, (1882). Children’s Stories of the Great Scientists, by Henrietta Christian Wright, New York: Charles Scribners’s Sons, (1888). The Child’s Book of American Biography, by Mary Stoyell Stimpson, Boston: Little, Bown, and Company, (1915). More Than Conquerors, by Ariadne Gilbert, New York: The Century Co., LTD, (1906). Pilgrims of Today, by Mary H. Wade, Boston: Little, Bown, and Company, (1916). Famous Men of Science, by Sarah K. Bolton, New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., (1889). Libraries of Hope, Inc. Appomattox, Virginia 24522 Website: www.librariesofhope.com Email: support@librariesofhope.com Printed in the United States of America


Table of Contents Stories of Great Scientists .............................................1 Archimedes ............................................................................... 3 Galileo and the Wonders of the Telescope ............................. 14 Kepler and the Pathways of the Planets ................................. 39 Newton and the Finding of the World Secret ......................... 50 Charles Linnæus and the Story of the Flowers ....................... 62 Herschel and the Story of the Stars ........................................ 80 Rumford and the Relations of Motion and Heat .................... 98 Cuvier and the Animals of the Past ...................................... 110 Davy, and Nature’s Magicians .............................................. 126 John James Audubon ............................................................ 136 Charles Lyell and the Story of the Rocks ............................. 142 Agassiz and the Story of the Animal Kingdom ..................... 159 A Swiss Boy and His Wanderings ........................................ 189 Charles Robert Darwin ......................................................... 210 Tyndall and Diamagnetism and Radiant Heat ...................... 258 Louis Pasteur—A Great Life-Saver ...................................... 272 John Muir-A Pilgrim from Scotland ..................................... 296 Luther Burbank .................................................................... 336


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Galileo and the Wonders of the Telescope I564-1642

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Kepler and the Pathways of the Planets 1571-1635

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Newton and the Finding of the World Secret 1642-I727

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Charles LinnĂŚus and the Story of the Flowers 1707-1778

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John James Audubon 1785-1851

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Charles Lyell and the Story of the Rocks 1797-1875

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Agassiz and the Story of the Animal Kingdom 1807-1874

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A Swiss Boy and His Wanderings

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Charles Robert Darwin 1822-1882

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Tyndall and Diamagnetism and Radiant Heat 1820-1893

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Louis Pasteur—A Great Life-Saver 1822-1895

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John Muir-A Pilgrim from Scotland 1838-1914

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