It is natural enough that history should be mixed with myth, to make it interesting to the populace. But it is uttery unnatural that history or myth should not be interesting to the populace. — G. K. Chesterton

Children's Stories of the Great Scientiests - H. C. Wright



This book contains sixteen stories of some of the most important scientists in history, focusing mainly on the 18th and 19th centuries. The life stories of the scientist are given along with an explanation of the significance of their contributions. Featured scientists include Galileo, Kepler, Linnaeus, Rumford, Davy, Faraday, Lyell, Tyndall and Darwin.

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Faraday
FARADAY, ANNOUNCING HIS DISCOVERY TO HIS WIFE ON CHRISTMAS MORNING, 1821.


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