9781855142916

Chain Reactions : Pioneers of British Science and Technology Illustrated with Portraits from the National Portrait Gallery

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  • ISBN13:

    9781855142916

  • ISBN10:

    1855142910

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-04-01
  • Publisher: Natl Portrait Gallery Pubns

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Table of Contents

Introduction 10(16)
Modern Science and the Royal Society
Francis Bacon
16(3)
Robert Boyle
19(4)
Richard Towneley
23(1)
John Flamsteed
24(2)
Christopher Wren
26(2)
Isaac Newton
28(3)
Edmond Halley
31(5)
The Lunar Society of Birmingham
Joseph Black
36(4)
James Watt
40(3)
Matthew Boulton
43(2)
Erasmus Darwin
45(3)
Josiah Wedgwood
48(2)
John `Iron-mad' Wilkinson
50(3)
Joseph Priestley
53(2)
John Dalton
55(3)
Benjamin Franklin
58(6)
From Black Holes to Photography
John Michell
64(1)
William Herschel
65(5)
Caroline Herschel
70(1)
John Herschel
71(3)
Anna Atkins
74(1)
William Henry Fox Talbot
75(5)
The Body and its Diseases
William Harvey
80(3)
Edward Jenner
83(3)
Florence Nightingale
86(6)
Thomas Crapper
92(2)
Ronald Ross
94(3)
Alexander Fleming
97(5)
Men of Precision
Joseph Bramah
102(2)
Henry Maudslay
104(3)
Marc Isambard Brunel
107(4)
James Nasmyth
111(5)
Nature's Revolutionaries
Adam Sedgwick
116(2)
Charles Lyell
118(3)
Charles Darwin
121(5)
Alfred Russel Wallace
126(3)
Thomas Henry Huxley
129(3)
Richard Owen
132(4)
Navigators and Explorers
John Harrison
136(3)
James Cook
139(2)
Joseph Banks
141(3)
John Franklin
144(2)
Marie Stopes
146(4)
High `Esteam'
George Stephenson
150(4)
Robert Stephenson
154(2)
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
156(4)
Daniel Gooch
160(4)
The Royal Institution and the Structure of Crystals
Benjamin Thompson, Count von Rumford
164(3)
Humphry Davy
167(3)
Michael Faraday
170(4)
John Tyndall
174(2)
William Bragg
176(2)
Lawrence Bragg
178(2)
Dorothy Hodgkin
180(3)
Rosalind Franklin
183(3)
Chronological Chart 186(2)
Houses, Museums and List of Sites to Visit 188(2)
Bibliography 190(1)
Index 191

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