What a beautiful resource, Phil.
I wonder which authors relevant to CHAT can be found here.
I thought of Charles Darwin. Any other recommendations?
On Sep 20, 2006, at 8:46 PM, Phil Chappell wrote:
> Legends online
> IT WAS a celebrated experiment demonstrating the electrical nature
> of lightning. And it's just gone electronic.
> Benjamin Franklin's 1752 paper describing how he conducted
> lightning with a kite is one of hundreds of landmark scientific
> papers now available to the public in an electronic archive
> compiled by the Royal Society in London. The papers date back 340
> years to the first scientific journal, Philosophical Transactions,
> published in 1665. Among them is Edmund Halley's description in
> 1705 of the comet named after him; Isaac Newton's invention of the
> reflecting telescope; the first paper published by Stephen Hawking
> and details of the DNA double helix published in 1954 by James
> Watson and Francis Crick.
> Free for two months from 14 September, the archive includes reports
> of the discovery of penicillin and proposals for blood transfusions
> penned in 1665 by Robert Boyle, to see “whether a fierce dog
> stocked with the blood of a cowardly dog may become more tame”. The
> archive is at www.pubs.royalsoc.ac.uk/archive.
> Announced in
> The New Scientist
> Volume 191, Issue 2569 , 16 September 2006, Page
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