The Great Ideas Today (1964) Bibliography of Physical Sciences and Technology

This list of works follows Melba Phillips’ essay on Physical Sciences and Technology in The Great Ideas Today 1964, pp. 273-310.


Nutman, P. S., and Mosse, Barbara. Symbiotic Associations. Symposium of the Society for General Microbiology, held in London, April, 1963). Cambridge University Press, 1963.

Parkes, A. S., and Bruce, H. M. “Olfactory Stimuli in Mammalian Reproduction.” In Science, 134, October 13, 1961, pp. 1049-54.

Simpson, G. G. This View of Life. New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc., 1964.

Hyman, Herbert H. (ed.) Noble-Gas Compounds. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1963.

Greenstein, Jesse L. “Quasi-Stellar Radio Sources.” In Scientific American, December 1963, pp. 54-62.

Lynds, C.R., and Sandage, A.R. “Evidence for an Explosion in the Center of Galaxy M82.” In The Astrophysical Journal, May 15, 1963.

Burbidge, G. R., Burbidge, E. M., and Sandage, A. R. “Evidence for the Occurrence of Violent  Events in the Nuclei of Galaxies.” In Reviews of Modern Physics, October, 1963.

Wolfendale, A. W. Cosmic Rays. New York: Philosophical Library Inc., 1963.

Hooper, J. E., and Scharff, M. The Cosmic Radiation. London: Methuen & Company Ltd., 1958.

Millikan, Robert Andrews The Electron, edited with an introduction by Jesse W. M. DuMond. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, Phoenix Science Series, 1963.

Lederman, Leon M. “The Two-Neutrino Experiment.” In Scientific American, March, 1963.

Reines, Frederick. “Neutrinos, Old and New.” In Science, 141 (August 30, 1963).

Ford, Kenneth W. The World of Elementary Particles. New York: Blaisdell Publishing Company, 1963.

Hill, R. D. Tracking Down Particles. New York: W. A. Benjamin, Inc., 1963.

Frisch, David H. and Thorndike, Alan M. Elementary Particles. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1964.

Drake, Stillman.  Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1957. (google books)

Fermi, Laura, and Bernardini, Gilberto. Galileo and the Scientific Revolution. New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1961. (google books)

Dicke, R. H. “The Eötvös Experiment.” In Scientific American, December 1961, pp. 84-94.

Technology and Economic Development, prepared by the editors of Scientific American. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1963.

Harbison, Frederick, and Myers, Charles A. Education, Manpower, and Economic Growth. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1964.

Hauser, Philip M. Population Perspectives. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1961

Thirring, Hans. Energy for Man. New York: Harper & Row, 1958.


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