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A Plan for Securing Observations

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A Plan for Securing Observations is written by E.C. Pickering. Wherein Pickering says that astronomers must rely on amateur of astronomy for the vast material needed.

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Outlines of the Earth's History

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Outlines of the Earth's History is written by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler. The object of this book is to provide the beginner in the study of the earth's history with a general account of those actions which can be readily understood and which will afford him clear understandings as to the nature of the processes which have made this and other celestial spheres.

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Other Worlds

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Other Worlds is written by Garrett P. Serviss. No science has ever equaled astronomy in its appeal to the imagination, and recently popular interest in the wonders of the starry heavens has been stimulated by surprising discoveries and imaginary discoveries, as well as by a marked tendency of writers of fiction to include other worlds and their possible inhabitants within the field of romance.

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Natural History of Norfolk

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Natural History of Norfolk is written by Thomas Browne. With notes by Thomas Southwell, member of the British Ornithologists' Union; Vice-President of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society.

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The New Heavens

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The New Heavens is written by George Ellery Hale. A popular account of astounding astronomical discoveries.

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Theories of the Great Physical Forces

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Theories of the Great Physical Forces is written by Henry Raymond Rogers. In this little volume the author gives but his own personal opinions upon the subjects discussed, and although the sentiments are expressed with an assurance born of conviction, yet he claims not infallibility.

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The Mind and the Brain

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The Mind and the Brain is written by Alfred Binet. This book is a prolonged effort to establish a distinction between what is called mind and what is called matter. Nothing is more simple than to realise this distinction when you do not go deeply into it; nothing is more difficult when you analyse it a little.

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Mendelism

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Mendelism is written by Reginald Crundall Punnett. It is not long since the English language was enriched by two new words—Eugenics and Genetics—and their similarity of origin has sometimes led to confusion between them on the part of those who are innocent of Greek.

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The Meaning of Evolution

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The Meaning of Evolution is written by Samuel Christian Schmucker. It is the attempt of this book to give to people whose training is other than scientific some conception of this great story of creation. Without dogmatic certainty but without indecision it tries to tell what modern science thinks as to the great problems of life.

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The Martyrs of Science

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The Martyrs of Science is written by David Brewster. Although in these days, when Science constitutes the power and wealth of nations, and encircles the domestic hearth with its most substantial comforts, there is no risk of its votaries being either persecuted or neglected, yet the countenance of those to whom Providence has given rank and station will ever be one of the most powerful incitements to scientific enterprise, as well as one of its most legitimate rewards.

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