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The Resource A random walk in science, an anthology compiled by R. L. Weber ; edited by E. Mendoza, with a foreword by William Cooper

A random walk in science, an anthology compiled by R. L. Weber ; edited by E. Mendoza, with a foreword by William Cooper

Label
A random walk in science
Title
A random walk in science
Statement of responsibility
an anthology compiled by R. L. Weber ; edited by E. Mendoza, with a foreword by William Cooper
Title variation
A random walk in science: an anthology
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1913-1997
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Weber, Robert L.
Dewey number
502/.07
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • Q167
  • QC75
LC item number
  • .W42
  • .W42
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Science
  • Physics
  • Research
  • Physics
  • Research
  • Science
Label
A random walk in science, an anthology compiled by R. L. Weber ; edited by E. Mendoza, with a foreword by William Cooper
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Keeping up with science
  • Therapy
  • J. P. Joule
  • Infancy of x-rays
  • G. E. M. Jauncey
  • Faraday lectures
  • Michael Faraday
  • N rays
  • R. W. Wood
  • My initiation
  • L. Rosenfeld
  • L. Feleki
  • Frank Jewett
  • Paul E. Klopsteg
  • Inertia of a broomstick
  • Gaston Tissandier
  • Pneumatic experiment
  • Lady Holland, James Gillray
  • The high standard of education in Scotland
  • Sir W. L. Bragg
  • Theoretical zipperdynamics
  • H. J. Zipkin
  • Sir Francis Simon
  • Atomic medicine
  • John H. Lawrence
  • 100 authors against Einstein
  • A. von Brunn
  • Ultraviolet catastrophe
  • H. Poincare
  • Flatland : a romance of many dimensions
  • Edwin A. Abbott
  • Schools of physics
  • How a theoretical physicist works
  • N. Kurti
  • V. Berezinsky
  • The art of finding the right graph paper
  • S. A. Rudin
  • On the imperturbability of elevator operators : LVII
  • John Sykes
  • The analysis of contemporary music using harmonious oscillator wave functions
  • H. J. Lipkin
  • Researchers' prayer
  • Anon.
  • Turboencabulator
  • Cuts by the score
  • J. H. Quick
  • Heaven is hotter than Hell
  • On the feasibility of coal-driven power stations
  • O. R. Frisch
  • Bedside manner
  • A theory of ghosts
  • D. A. Wright
  • A stress analysis of a strapless evening gown
  • Two classroom stories
  • Robert Weinstock
  • Anon.
  • Murphy's law
  • D. L. Klipstein
  • Thermoelectric effect
  • A glossary for research reports
  • C. D. Graham Jr.
  • Why we must go to the Moon
  • Charles G. Tierney
  • Face to face with metrication
  • Norman Stone
  • Life on Earth (by a Martian)
  • The theorist
  • Paul A. Weiss
  • The high energy physics colouring book
  • H. J. Lipkin
  • Snakes and Ladders
  • P. J. Duke
  • Do-it-yourself CERN Courier writing kit
  • Gulliver's computer
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Haiku
  • Textbook selection
  • The theory of practical joking : its relevance to physics
  • Malcolm Johnson
  • Computer, B.Sc. (failed)
  • E. Mendoza
  • Collective names in basic sciences
  • Anon.
  • the Chaostron : an important advance in learning machines
  • J. B. Cadwallader-Cohen, W. W. Zysiczk and R. R. Donelley
  • Physics is too young
  • William Whewell
  • Yes, Virginia
  • R. V. Jones
  • V. E. Eaton
  • How to learn
  • Lewis Carroll
  • The nature of evidence
  • Isaac Todhunter
  • School leaving exam
  • Where to hold nuclear spectroscopy conferences in Russia
  • Typical examination questions as a guide to graduate students studying for prelims
  • H. J. Lipkin
  • Big Science and Lesser Sciences
  • New university, 1229
  • P. M. S. Blackett
  • Oral examination procedure
  • S. D. Mason
  • Fluorescent yield
  • Arthur H. Snell
  • Slidesmanship
  • D. H. Wilkinson
  • A conference glossary
  • David Kritchevsky and R. J. Van der Wal
  • Valentine from a Telegraph Clerk [male] to a Telegraph Clerk [female]
  • Foreword
  • Lynn Thorndike
  • James Clerk Maxwell
  • Enrico Fermi
  • Emilio Segre
  • The parrot and the carrot
  • R. W. Wood
  • The bee, the beet and the beetle
  • R. W. Wood
  • Absent-minded
  • Henry Roscoe
  • The Mason-Dixon line
  • The Smithsonian Institution
  • Toothed wheels
  • The transit of Venus
  • Jeremiah Horrox
  • Lines inspired by a lecture on extra-terrestrial life
  • J. D. G. M.
  • Postprandial : Ions mine
  • J. J. E. Durack
  • The trial of Galileo
  • F. Sherwood Taylor
  • Newton and Facts
  • Lewis Selye
  • D. Bentley
  • John Dalton's discovery of his colour blindness
  • Paris, May 1832
  • Ian Stewart, Hippolyte Carnot
  • Pulsars in poetry
  • Jay M. Pasachoff
  • Clouds, 1900
  • Lord Kelvin
  • An awkward incident
  • Sir W. L. Bragg
  • Atmospheric extravaganza
  • Shoulders of giants
  • Robert K. Merton
  • Rotating dog
  • William Garnett
  • Answer man
  • Home run
  • The pulsar's Pindar
  • Dietrick E. Thomsen and Jonathan Eberhart
  • Walter Nernst
  • Edgar W. Kutzscher
  • John Herapath
  • Self-frustration
  • R. V. Jones
  • Unsung heroes I : J-B Moire
  • Simplicius
  • Unsung heroes II : Juan Hernandez Torsion Herrera
  • Douglas Lindsay and James Ketchum
  • Wolfgang Pauli
  • Eugene P. Wigner
  • Scientific method
  • Adolph Baker
  • Little Miss Muffet
  • Pebbles and Shells
  • Isaac Newton
  • F. Winsor
  • The academy
  • Jonathan Swift
  • The triumph of reason
  • William Cooper
  • Bert Listen Taylor
  • American Institute of Useless Research
  • Remarks on the quantum theory of the absolute zero of temperature
  • G. Beck, H. Bethe and W. Riezler
  • A contribution to the mathematical theory of big game hunting
  • H. Petard
  • Fission and superstition
  • H. M. K.
  • The uses of fallacy
  • Paul V. Dunmore
  • Introduction
  • Basic science
  • Anon.
  • On the nature of mathematical proofs
  • Joel E. Cohen
  • Arrogance in physics
  • Laura Fermi
  • What do physicists do?
  • Physics terms made easy
  • Anon.
  • Humphry Davy's first experiments
  • Robert L. Weber and Eric Mendoza
  • Humphry Davy, E. N. da C Andrade
  • Maxwell's aether
  • James Clerk Maxwell
  • Style in physics
  • Ludwig Boltzmann
  • An Experiment to prove that Water is more elastic than Air
  • John Clayton
  • Three jolly sailors
  • F. Winsor
  • H. A. Rowland
  • When does jam become marmalade?
  • Paul Kirkpatrick
  • Confrontation
  • Maurice Caullery and Andree Tetry
  • Getting bubble chambers accepted by the world of professional physicists
  • Donald A. Glaser
  • Bunsen burner
  • Henry Roscoe
  • Rutherford and Nature's whispers
  • A. S. Russell
  • The organization of research : 1920
  • H. B. G. Casimir
  • W. M. Wheeler
  • Solar eclipse
  • Reinhold Gerharz
  • How Newton discovered the law of gravitation
  • James E. Miller
  • Graduate students
  • P. M. S. Blackett
  • Epigrams
  • Alexander Pope and Sir John Collins Squire
  • Take away your billion dollars
  • In defence of pure research
  • Arthur Roberts
  • Standards for inconsequential trivia
  • Philip A. Simpson
  • How radar began
  • A. P. Rowe
  • Building research
  • R. V. Jones
  • Perils of modern living
  • H. P. Furth
  • Predictions and comments
  • J. J. Thomson
  • Little Willie
  • Dorothy Rickard
  • Which units of length?
  • Pamela Anderton
  • Alpher, Bethe and Gamow
  • R. A. Alpher and R. Herman
  • Electromagnetic units : 1
  • Electromagnetic units : 2
  • H. B. G. Casimir
  • British Units
Control code
3207651
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 206 pages 7 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780854980277
Lccn
74171575
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)601017
Label
A random walk in science, an anthology compiled by R. L. Weber ; edited by E. Mendoza, with a foreword by William Cooper
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Keeping up with science
  • Therapy
  • J. P. Joule
  • Infancy of x-rays
  • G. E. M. Jauncey
  • Faraday lectures
  • Michael Faraday
  • N rays
  • R. W. Wood
  • My initiation
  • L. Rosenfeld
  • L. Feleki
  • Frank Jewett
  • Paul E. Klopsteg
  • Inertia of a broomstick
  • Gaston Tissandier
  • Pneumatic experiment
  • Lady Holland, James Gillray
  • The high standard of education in Scotland
  • Sir W. L. Bragg
  • Theoretical zipperdynamics
  • H. J. Zipkin
  • Sir Francis Simon
  • Atomic medicine
  • John H. Lawrence
  • 100 authors against Einstein
  • A. von Brunn
  • Ultraviolet catastrophe
  • H. Poincare
  • Flatland : a romance of many dimensions
  • Edwin A. Abbott
  • Schools of physics
  • How a theoretical physicist works
  • N. Kurti
  • V. Berezinsky
  • The art of finding the right graph paper
  • S. A. Rudin
  • On the imperturbability of elevator operators : LVII
  • John Sykes
  • The analysis of contemporary music using harmonious oscillator wave functions
  • H. J. Lipkin
  • Researchers' prayer
  • Anon.
  • Turboencabulator
  • Cuts by the score
  • J. H. Quick
  • Heaven is hotter than Hell
  • On the feasibility of coal-driven power stations
  • O. R. Frisch
  • Bedside manner
  • A theory of ghosts
  • D. A. Wright
  • A stress analysis of a strapless evening gown
  • Two classroom stories
  • Robert Weinstock
  • Anon.
  • Murphy's law
  • D. L. Klipstein
  • Thermoelectric effect
  • A glossary for research reports
  • C. D. Graham Jr.
  • Why we must go to the Moon
  • Charles G. Tierney
  • Face to face with metrication
  • Norman Stone
  • Life on Earth (by a Martian)
  • The theorist
  • Paul A. Weiss
  • The high energy physics colouring book
  • H. J. Lipkin
  • Snakes and Ladders
  • P. J. Duke
  • Do-it-yourself CERN Courier writing kit
  • Gulliver's computer
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Haiku
  • Textbook selection
  • The theory of practical joking : its relevance to physics
  • Malcolm Johnson
  • Computer, B.Sc. (failed)
  • E. Mendoza
  • Collective names in basic sciences
  • Anon.
  • the Chaostron : an important advance in learning machines
  • J. B. Cadwallader-Cohen, W. W. Zysiczk and R. R. Donelley
  • Physics is too young
  • William Whewell
  • Yes, Virginia
  • R. V. Jones
  • V. E. Eaton
  • How to learn
  • Lewis Carroll
  • The nature of evidence
  • Isaac Todhunter
  • School leaving exam
  • Where to hold nuclear spectroscopy conferences in Russia
  • Typical examination questions as a guide to graduate students studying for prelims
  • H. J. Lipkin
  • Big Science and Lesser Sciences
  • New university, 1229
  • P. M. S. Blackett
  • Oral examination procedure
  • S. D. Mason
  • Fluorescent yield
  • Arthur H. Snell
  • Slidesmanship
  • D. H. Wilkinson
  • A conference glossary
  • David Kritchevsky and R. J. Van der Wal
  • Valentine from a Telegraph Clerk [male] to a Telegraph Clerk [female]
  • Foreword
  • Lynn Thorndike
  • James Clerk Maxwell
  • Enrico Fermi
  • Emilio Segre
  • The parrot and the carrot
  • R. W. Wood
  • The bee, the beet and the beetle
  • R. W. Wood
  • Absent-minded
  • Henry Roscoe
  • The Mason-Dixon line
  • The Smithsonian Institution
  • Toothed wheels
  • The transit of Venus
  • Jeremiah Horrox
  • Lines inspired by a lecture on extra-terrestrial life
  • J. D. G. M.
  • Postprandial : Ions mine
  • J. J. E. Durack
  • The trial of Galileo
  • F. Sherwood Taylor
  • Newton and Facts
  • Lewis Selye
  • D. Bentley
  • John Dalton's discovery of his colour blindness
  • Paris, May 1832
  • Ian Stewart, Hippolyte Carnot
  • Pulsars in poetry
  • Jay M. Pasachoff
  • Clouds, 1900
  • Lord Kelvin
  • An awkward incident
  • Sir W. L. Bragg
  • Atmospheric extravaganza
  • Shoulders of giants
  • Robert K. Merton
  • Rotating dog
  • William Garnett
  • Answer man
  • Home run
  • The pulsar's Pindar
  • Dietrick E. Thomsen and Jonathan Eberhart
  • Walter Nernst
  • Edgar W. Kutzscher
  • John Herapath
  • Self-frustration
  • R. V. Jones
  • Unsung heroes I : J-B Moire
  • Simplicius
  • Unsung heroes II : Juan Hernandez Torsion Herrera
  • Douglas Lindsay and James Ketchum
  • Wolfgang Pauli
  • Eugene P. Wigner
  • Scientific method
  • Adolph Baker
  • Little Miss Muffet
  • Pebbles and Shells
  • Isaac Newton
  • F. Winsor
  • The academy
  • Jonathan Swift
  • The triumph of reason
  • William Cooper
  • Bert Listen Taylor
  • American Institute of Useless Research
  • Remarks on the quantum theory of the absolute zero of temperature
  • G. Beck, H. Bethe and W. Riezler
  • A contribution to the mathematical theory of big game hunting
  • H. Petard
  • Fission and superstition
  • H. M. K.
  • The uses of fallacy
  • Paul V. Dunmore
  • Introduction
  • Basic science
  • Anon.
  • On the nature of mathematical proofs
  • Joel E. Cohen
  • Arrogance in physics
  • Laura Fermi
  • What do physicists do?
  • Physics terms made easy
  • Anon.
  • Humphry Davy's first experiments
  • Robert L. Weber and Eric Mendoza
  • Humphry Davy, E. N. da C Andrade
  • Maxwell's aether
  • James Clerk Maxwell
  • Style in physics
  • Ludwig Boltzmann
  • An Experiment to prove that Water is more elastic than Air
  • John Clayton
  • Three jolly sailors
  • F. Winsor
  • H. A. Rowland
  • When does jam become marmalade?
  • Paul Kirkpatrick
  • Confrontation
  • Maurice Caullery and Andree Tetry
  • Getting bubble chambers accepted by the world of professional physicists
  • Donald A. Glaser
  • Bunsen burner
  • Henry Roscoe
  • Rutherford and Nature's whispers
  • A. S. Russell
  • The organization of research : 1920
  • H. B. G. Casimir
  • W. M. Wheeler
  • Solar eclipse
  • Reinhold Gerharz
  • How Newton discovered the law of gravitation
  • James E. Miller
  • Graduate students
  • P. M. S. Blackett
  • Epigrams
  • Alexander Pope and Sir John Collins Squire
  • Take away your billion dollars
  • In defence of pure research
  • Arthur Roberts
  • Standards for inconsequential trivia
  • Philip A. Simpson
  • How radar began
  • A. P. Rowe
  • Building research
  • R. V. Jones
  • Perils of modern living
  • H. P. Furth
  • Predictions and comments
  • J. J. Thomson
  • Little Willie
  • Dorothy Rickard
  • Which units of length?
  • Pamela Anderton
  • Alpher, Bethe and Gamow
  • R. A. Alpher and R. Herman
  • Electromagnetic units : 1
  • Electromagnetic units : 2
  • H. B. G. Casimir
  • British Units
Control code
3207651
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 206 pages 7 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780854980277
Lccn
74171575
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)601017

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