The Life of Pasteur
by Rene Vallery-Radot
Publisher: Doubleday, Page 1924
Number of pages: 526
Whether to admire more the man or his method, the life or the work, I leave for the readers of this well-told story to decide. Among the researches that have made the name of Pasteur a household word in the civilised world, three are of the first importance -- a knowledge of the true nature of the processes in fermentation -- a knowledge of the chief maladies which have scourged man and animals -- a knowledge of the measures by which either the body may be protected against these diseases, or the poison neutralised when once within the body.
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 Thomas George Bonney - Macmillan and co
Lyell, while still a young man, determined that he would endeavour to put geology -- then only beginning to rank as a science -- on a more sound and philosophical basis. To accomplish this purpose, he spared no labour, shrank from no fatigue.
- American Institute of Physics
His theories and philosophy rose above a turbulent life. The story, checked for accuracy by leading historians, will interest all readers. Enhanced with striking pictures, voice clips, and essays, this is a one-stop source for Einstein information.
by Sarah Knowles Bolton - ManyBooks
These sketches show how young men have overcome difficulties, how they have made failures before finding their true vocation. They show the results of untiring devotion; how a cheerful face and a hopeful spirit can win its way against opposition.