Download PDF by Barbara Charton: A To Z 0f Marine Scientists (Notable Scientists)

By Barbara Charton

ISBN-10: 0816047677

ISBN-13: 9780816047673

ISBN-10: 1438109202

ISBN-13: 9781438109206

A complete, single-volume A-to-Z reference, A to Z of Marine Scientists profiles nearly one hundred forty scientists who've contributed considerably to the sector of marine technology. Emphasizing the scientists' contributions to the sphere in addition to their results on scientists in marine technological know-how and similar fields who undefined, A to Z of Marine Scientists will lead scholars and library clients in the course of the vital and interesting points of the lives of these profiled whereas exposing readers to the heritage of many very important medical and technological suggestions.

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He had a wonderful time, spent his entire fortune, and returned to Paris in 1842. He died suddenly, on December 12, 1846, leaving a mountain of debt, and a fantastic herbarium that was purchased by a private buyer who gave it to the nation. In addition to his scientific work, Bory wrote two comedies, fables, and verse. He made splendid maps of every place he visited with the Grande Armée, and when in exile, included the flora and fauna of the caves near Maastricht, in the Netherlands, where he had lived in hiding.

The expressed purpose of this voyage was the de- Charcot, Jean-Baptiste termination of longitude. Chappe worked on the determination of latitude using meridian altitudes of specific stars, and of longitude using lunar eclipses and oscillation of stars as fixed points. The principal piece of new equipment used was a chronometer built by Ferdinand Berthoud. After his return from the Pacific, Antoine Lavoisier suggested a series of chemical experiments to be conducted on seawater in various locales.

MARY RATHBUN, who continued her career at the National Museum of Natural History, was the other. The late 19th century was not a good time for women who aspired to scientific careers. Those who were really ambitious and had good mentors (Verrill, in his way, was such a mentor) were the only ones who could continue in meaningful work. C ᨳ Cardano, Girolamo (Geronimo, Gerolamo) (1501–1576) Italian Mathematician, Physician Girolamo Cardano was internationally known for both his mathematics and his medicine.

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