The Voyage of the Beagle
by Charles Darwin
Publisher: P.F. Collier & son 1909
Number of pages: 564
This richly readable book is the product of Charles Darwin's amazing journey aboard the Beagle where he made observations that led to his revolutionary theory of natural selection. Travel memoir and scientific primer alike, The Voyage of the Beagle is a lively and accessible introduction to the mind of one of history's most influential thinkers.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Charles Darwin - W. W. Norton & Company
This book represents Darwin's own recollections of the development of his scientific theory of organic evolution. The text, edited by his son Francis, offers insights into the personal life and scientific research of this famous geobiologist.
by David Brewster - Harper & Brothers
Sir Isaac Newton has been placed at the head of those great men who have been the ornaments of their species. However imposing be the attributes with which time has invested the sages of antiquity, the brightness of their fame has been eclipsed...
by Harold Varmus - W.W. Norton & Company
In this memoir, Varmus considers a life's work that includes the groundbreaking research that won him a Nobel Prize. Varmus shares his experiences from the trenches of politicized battlegrounds ranging from budget fights to stem cell research.
by Nikola Tesla
Nikola Tesla (1856 - 1943) was a Serbian-American inventor, physicist, mechanical engineer, electrical engineer, and futurist. He is best known for his contributions to the modern alternating current (AC) electrical supply system.