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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The Great Ideas Today (1964) Bibliography of Biological Sciences and Medicine

The following titles are listed after René Dubos’ essay on Biological Sciences and Medicine in The Great Ideas Today 1964 (pp. 225-270).

 

Bates, Marston. The Forest and the Sea. New York: Random House, Inc., 1960.

Carson, Rachel.  Silent Spring. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. (google books)

Commoner, Barry. “In Defense of Biology.”  In Science, 133, June 2, 1961, pp. 1745-48.

Commoner, Barry. “Is Science Getting Out of Hand?” Address before First General Session of the Eleventh Annual Convention, National Science Teachers Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; March 30, 1963.

Dubos, René. The Dreams of Reason.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1961

Dubos, René. Mirage of Health. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1959. (google books)

Dubos, René. Torch of Life. New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1962

Egler, Frank. “Pesticides–in Our Ecosystem.” American Scientist, 52, 1964, pp. 110-136.

Elton, Charles S. The Ecology of Invasions by Animals and Plants.   New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1958. (google books)

Fiske, Donald W., and Maddi, Salvatore R. Functions of Varied Experience.  Homewood, Illinois: The Dorsey Press, 1961.

Herber, Lewis. Our Synthetic Environment.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1962

Kety, Seymour.  “A Biologist Examines the Mind and Behavior. Many disciplines contribute to understandinghuman behavior, each with peculiar virtues and limitations.” In Science, 132, December 23, 1960, pp. 1861-70.

Mommarts, Wilfied F. H. M. “Molecular Physiology–Analysis and Synthesis.”  In American Scientist, 50, September, 1962, pp. 497-504.

Mora, P. T. “Directiveness in Biology on the Molecular Level?” In American Scientist, 50, September, 1962, pp. 570-575.

Mora, P. T. “Urge and Molecular Biology.”  In Nature, 199, July 20, 1963, pp. 212-219.

Nutman, P. S., and Mosse, Barbara. Symbiotic Assocations.  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.

 

 

The Great Ideas Today (1963) Bibliography of Physical Sciences and Technology

The following books are mentioned in Edward U. Condon’s essay on Physical Sciences and Technology in The Great Ideas Today, 1963, pp. 279-357.

Birks, J. B. (ed.), Rutherford at Manchester. London: Heywood & Company, Ltd., 1963.

Dirac, P. A. M., “The Evolution of the Physicist’s View of Nature.” In Scientific American, May, 1963.

Dobson, G. M. B., Exploring the Atmosphere. New York: Oxford University Press, 1963.

Frisch, Otto R., Atomic Physics Today. New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1961.

Gatland, Kenneth W., Astronautics in the Sixties. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1962.

Hanson, Norwood Russell, The Concept of the Positron: a Philosophical Analysis. London: Cambridge Univeresity Press, 1963.

Odishaw, Hugh (ed.), The Challenges of Space. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1962.

Proceedings of the NASA-University Conference on the Science and Technology of Space Exploration, Chicago, Novermber 1-3, 1962. 2 vols. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1962.

Schawlow, Arthur L. “Optical Masers” and “Advances in Optical Maswers.” In Scientific American, June, 1961 and July, 1963.

Space Science Board of the National Academy of Sciences, A Review of Space Research. Washington, D.C.: National Academy of Sciences, Publication 1079.