By Barbara Charton
A entire, single-volume A-to-Z reference, A to Z of Marine Scientists profiles nearly one hundred forty scientists who've contributed considerably to the sector of marine technological know-how. Emphasizing the scientists' contributions to the sphere in addition to their results on scientists in marine technological know-how and similar fields who undefined, A to Z of Marine Scientists will lead scholars and library clients throughout the very important and engaging facets of the lives of these profiled whereas exposing readers to the heritage of many very important clinical and technological concepts.
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It became obvious that Bush could have an independent research career, and she enrolled in Yale’s Sheffield Scientific School in 1885, where she studied for the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree. S. degree, and scientific disciplines were not part of the Yale curriculum. D. in zoology in 1901. She was the first American woman to do so. She then went on to further study in biology from 1901 to 1904 and again from 1908 to 1909. Bush’s first scientific interests were the Mollusca and Echinodermata.
The Polar Year was a period in which several nations with polar expertise all launched expeditions to observe and experiment in the Arctic. This was a beginning in international cooperative scientific efforts. Charcot returned to Greenland to find PaulÉmile Victor and his expedition. Victor and his two companions were ethnographers who had wintered in Greenland. They were unreachable, and several explorers assumed that they were stranded and starving. The Pourquoi Pas? was lost in a storm on September 18, 1936.
Johann’s work was on dynamics, and Daniel’s was on astronomy. Unhappily, their entries were named joint winners. This so infuriated Johann that the son was banned from his father’s house, a break that was never healed. Daniel Bernoulli continued a correspondence with Euler, and he added material to Hydrodynamica explaining jets of fluid and the propulsion of ships. He also involved himself in practical problems. One such application received the 1737 prize of the Paris Academy. It was awarded for the design of a ship’s anchor to both Daniel Bernoulli and Giovanni Poleni, the shipwright who executed Bernoulli’s design.
A To Z 0f Marine Scientists (Notable Scientists) by Barbara Charton