By Jane Maienschein
This can be a replica of a publication released sooner than 1923. This e-book could have occasional imperfections similar to lacking or blurred pages, terrible photos, errant marks, and so forth. that have been both a part of the unique artifact, or have been brought by means of the scanning technique. We think this paintings is culturally vital, and regardless of the imperfections, have elected to deliver it again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the protection of published works around the world. We delight in your realizing of the imperfections within the renovation method, and wish you get pleasure from this invaluable booklet.
Read Online or Download 100 years exploring life, 1888-1988: the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole PDF
Best world books
The second one version of this full of life and accomplished booklet presents a forceful reassessment of the position of the Vikings in background. Drawing on archaeological, literary, in addition to ancient proof, the writer describes the Viking expeditions in another country, and their transformation from terrifying raiders to assimilated settlers whose wealthy tradition performed an influential position in eu civilization.
This booklet explores the foremost fiscal matters dealing with Southeastern Europe and Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the context of the intense demanding situations that the worldwide economic system has confronted in recent times. The publication combines rigorous research of the problems confronted via the sector with a confident method of picking recommendations for a good destiny trajectory.
The observe "medieval" is frequently utilized in a adverse method while speaking approximately modern concerns. Why the center a while subject refreshes our pondering this old period, and our personal, by way of taking a look at a few urgent issues from today’s international, asking how those concerns have been particularly dealt with within the medieval interval, and displaying why the prior issues now.
- The World Oestridae (Diptera), Mammals and Continental Drift
- U.S.News & World Report (1 May 2006)
- The Mediterranean World of Alfonso II and Peter II of Aragon (1162–1213)
- The Theory of Political Economy
Additional resources for 100 years exploring life, 1888-1988: the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole
Three sketches from Frank Leslie's journal of August 23, 1873, showing scenes from the Anderson School of Natural History at Penikese: Louis Agassiz at the blackboard with chalk in hand, gentlemen dissecting a fish, and a room in the ladies' dormitory. Drawings by Albert Berghaus, MBL Archives. Page 9 In 1873 Boston, like much of America, was in the throes of popular enthusiasm for science when Agassiz arrived. The publicity in the second half of the nineteenth century for the notorious race for dinosaur bones by Yale's Othniel Marsh and Pennsylvania's Edward Drinker Cope had intensified public awareness of evolution theory and zoology generally.
The photographer that the MBL first added to the staff in 1897 did not replace practical everyday drawing for quite some time. Page 8 A tremendous popular success, Louis Agassiz liked the United States and determined, after the death of his first wife, to settle in Boston. There he married Elizabeth Cabot Cary, later president of Radcliffe College. In 1847 he became established at Harvard University, where he founded the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Always an opponent of evolution, his students once suggested to him that a debate between evolutionists and nonevolutionists might prove illuminating, all in the spirit of open scientific discussion and the search for truth, of course.
The press attended the school's opening in force, for Agassiz recognized a good show and invited them in. Students, relatives, and members of the press all gathered in New Bedford* to take a special steamer to Penikese for a day. Agassiz was giving a scientific party. At the laboratory of the new school, he presented a dedicatory address, which was widely acclaimed as "inspiring" and "beautiful" and as a ''silent prayer," immortalized in John Greenleaf Whittier's often-cited ode "The Prayer of Agassiz," which reflects the ideals of the time: *Unless otherwise indicated, all places mentioned are situated in Massachusetts.