by Dr. Surendra Parashar
The human perception of Earth in space is ever changing. Once upon a time there was this belief that our Earth is flat… But scientifically, what is currently known of Earth in space and life on Earth? In Space-Earth Matters, Dr. Parashar outlines ...
Space Exploration and Why We Should Participate by John E. Montgomery
Canada, as a nation, needs a new focus. In the last half of the 20th century, the country was striving to find its national identity, and we clustered along the warmth of our southern border, but not so close as to get burnt. Problems between the ...
Rediscovering the Immune System as an Integrated Organ
by Peter Bretscher
The mainstream view of the immune system is concerned with molecular and cellular details resulting in a picture of immense complexity. Many immunologists live with this complexity, hoping that a series of breakthroughs will eventually add up to a ...
Portraits of the Great Bible-believing Scientists
by Franjo Stvarnik
“More than 60 years ago,” remembered Mr. Stvarnik, “I read the books From Ancient Philosophy to Modern Science of Atoms by prof. dr. Ivan Supek, and the Images from the Lives of Great Scientists by prof. dr. Milutin Milankovic, and for me these are ...
From the Erzgebirge to Potosi
A History of Geology and Mining Since the 1500's by Sean Daly and Georgius Agricola
This book traces the history of mining and geology from the 1500's in the valuable silver mines of the Erzgebirge Mts of eastern Germany to the rich silver mines of Bolivia, including Potosi. With emphasis on the famous first mining ...
The Foundations of Immunology and their Pertinence to Medicine
by Peter Bretscher
In The Foundations of Immunology and their Pertinence to Medicine, Peter Bretscher describes how the few foundational concepts of immunology came about. He traces Jenner’s development of safe vaccination against small pox in the 1700’s, and how it ...
America's Leap Into Space
My Time at JPL and the First Explorer Satellites by Henry L. Richter
After the shock of watching Russia’s Sputnik become the world’s first artificial satellite, America’s infant space program hurried to launch one of their own. In just 90 days, Dr. Henry Richter and his colleagues at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory ...