The World Around Us #18 - The Illustrated Story of Great Scientists
(February 1960)

Gilberton, 1958 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1959-12-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gilberton Company, Inc.
Brand
Classics Illustrated
Editing
Roberta Strauss Feuerlicht

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1959 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

The Illustrated Story of Great Scientists (Table of Contents)

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Norman Nodel (painting)
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Norman Nodel (painting)
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Norman Nodel (painting)
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Albert Einstein
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The Illustrated Story of Great Scientists (Table of Contents: 1)

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George Evans
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George Evans
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The Earth Is Round (Table of Contents: 2)

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George Evans
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George Evans
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Genre
math & science
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Eratosthenes; Marco Polo; Gerhardus Mercator; Admiral Richard Byrd
Synopsis
Eratosthenes calculates the size of the Earth. Other famous geographers are profiled.
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Keywords
arctic; cartography; Egypt; geography; Greece; map

Fun with Geography (Table of Contents: 3)

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Stephen Addeo
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Stephen Addeo
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The Body Is Charted (Table of Contents: 4)

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Edd Ashe
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Edd Ashe
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Andreas Vesalius; Herophilus; William Harvey; Rudolf Virchow
Synopsis
Andreas Vesalius is the first to make detailed drawings of the anatomy of the human body.
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Keywords
anatomy; physiology

House of Hope (Table of Contents: 5)

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The Earth Moves (Table of Contents: 6)

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Reed Crandall
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Al Williamson
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Genre
math & science
Characters
Galileo Galilei; Thales; Nicolaus Copernicus; Johann Kepler; Clyde Tombaugh
Synopsis
Galileo discovers that the Earth travels around the Sun.
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Keywords
astronomy; Italy; Leaning Tower of Pisa; math; telescope

Fun with Astronomy (Table of Contents: 7)

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Stephen Addeo
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Stephen Addeo
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Nature Has Laws (Table of Contents: 8)

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John Tartaglione
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John Tartaglione
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Genre
math & science
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Issac Newton; Euclid; Al-Khwarizimi; Pierre LaPlace; Ernst Mach
Synopsis
The story of Issac Newton and his discoveries.
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Keywords
Cambridge England; gravity; light; motion

Fun with Mathematics (Table of Contents: 9)

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Stephen Addeo
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Stephen Addeo
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Water for Springfield (Table of Contents: 10)

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The Earth's Secrets (Table of Contents: 11)

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Bruno Premiani
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Bruno Premiani
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Genre
math & science
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Niels Stensen; Georges Buffon; William Smith; Roderick Murchison; Maurice Ewing
Synopsis
The story of Niels Stensen and his discoveries in geology.
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Keywords
Catskill Mountains; fossil; geology; Mount Everest; Mount Vesuvius; mountains; volcano

Fun with Geology (Table of Contents: 12)

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Stephen Addeo
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Stephen Addeo
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Germs Cause Disease (Table of Contents: 13)

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Gray Morrow
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Gray Morrow
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Genre
math & science
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Louis Pasteur; Anton Van Leeuwenhoek; Charles Darwin; Gregor Mendel; Alexander Fleming
Synopsis
The story of Louis Pasteur and his accomplishments.
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Keywords
Alps; anthrax; biology; germs; pasteurization; rabies; The Pasteur Institute; vaccination

Fun with Biology (Table of Contents: 14)

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Stephen Addeo
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Stephen Addeo
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Ten Thousand Muskets (Table of Contents: 15)

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The Ways of Mankind (Table of Contents: 16)

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Sam Glanzman
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Sam Glanzman
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math & science
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John Wesley Powell; Gray Cloud; Johann Blumenbach; Francis Galton; Franz Boas; Margaret Mead
Synopsis
The story of John Wesley Powell and his work studying Native American tribes.
Keywords
anthropology; Battle of Shiloh; Civil War; Colorado River; Grand Canyon; Green River; Native Americans; Pike's Peak

Fun with Anthropology (Table of Contents: 17)

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Stephen Addeo
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Stephen Addeo
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The Magic Element (Table of Contents: 18)

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Norman Nodel
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Norman Nodel
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math & science
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Marie Curie; Pierre Curie; Henri Antoine Becquerel; Irene Curie; Eve Curie; President Warren G. Harding; Theophrastus Paracelsus; Joseph Priestly; Antoine Lavoisier; Irving Langmuir
Synopsis
The story of Marie Curie and her discover of Radium.
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Keywords
alchemist; alchemy; chemistry; France; Nobel Prize for Chemistry; pitchblende; radioactivity; radium; Sorbonne

Fun with Chemistry (Table of Contents: 19)

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Stephen Addeo
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Stephen Addeo
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Classroom to an Age (Table of Contents: 20)

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The Inner Man (Table of Contents: 21)

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Angelo Torres
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Angelo Torres
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Genre
math & science
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Sigmund Freud; John Locke; William James; Hugo Munsterberg; Alfred Adler
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Keywords
Austria; hypnosis; Paris; psychology; University of Vienna

Fun with Psychology (Table of Contents: 22)

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Stephen Addeo
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Stephen Addeo
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The Atom Splits (Table of Contents: 23)

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H. J. Kihl
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H. J. Kihl
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math & science
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Albert Einstein; President Franklin D. Roosevelt; William Gilbert; Guglielmo Marconi; Robert H. Goddard; Hideki Yukawa
Synopsis
The story of Albert Einstein.
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Keywords
atomic weapon; Nobel Prize for Physics; Princeton; Switzerland; Theory of Relativity; Zurich

Fun with Physics (Table of Contents: 24)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Illustrated Story of Great Scientists
  2. 1. The Illustrated Story of Great Scientists
  3. 2. The Earth Is Round
  4. 3. Fun with Geography
  5. 4. The Body Is Charted
  6. 5. House of Hope
  7. 6. The Earth Moves
  8. 7. Fun with Astronomy
  9. 8. Nature Has Laws
  10. 9. Fun with Mathematics
  11. 10. Water for Springfield
  12. 11. The Earth's Secrets
  13. 12. Fun with Geology
  14. 13. Germs Cause Disease
  15. 14. Fun with Biology
  16. 15. Ten Thousand Muskets
  17. 16. The Ways of Mankind
  18. 17. Fun with Anthropology
  19. 18. The Magic Element
  20. 19. Fun with Chemistry
  21. 20. Classroom to an Age
  22. 21. The Inner Man
  23. 22. Fun with Psychology
  24. 23. The Atom Splits
  25. 24. Fun with Physics
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