American Men of Science: A Biographical Directory, Volume 3

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Jaques Cattell
Bowker, 1921 - Scientists
 

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Page 191 - Green's theorem in one dimension; regular singular points of a system of homogeneous linear differential equa-tions of the first order; algebraic equations.
Page 34 - Geology of the coast and islands between the Strait of Georgia and Queen Charlotte sound, BC — by J.
Page v - These are the thousand students of the natural and exact sciences in the United States whose work is supposed to be the most important.
Page 146 - THE object of this investigation is a determination of the potential acquired by alkali metals when illuminated by light of different wave-lengths, and the determination of the velocity of the electrons as a function of the frequency of the incident...
Page v - There are included in the directory the records of more than four thousand men of science, and it is believed that the entries are tolerably complete for those in North America who have carried on research work in the natural and exact sciences. Some are admitted who are supposed to have advanced science by teaching, by administrative work, or by the preparation of textbooks and compilations. There are also some whose work has been chiefly in engineering, medicine or other applied sciences, and a...
Page vi - No. of persons 1247 154 31 13 3 1 1 1450 lected thousand scientific workers, as of data referring approximately to 1903, the number in each science being taken as roughly proportional to the total number of investigators in that science, the distribution was as follows: chemistry, 175; physics, 150; zoology, 150; botany, 100; geology, 100; mathematics, 80; pathology, 60; astronomy, 50; psychology, 50; physiology, 40; anatomy, 25; anthropology, 20.
Page 171 - Dean, Prof. Bashford, Columbia University, New York, NY 'Zoology. New York, Oct. 28, 67. AB, Col. City of N. Y, 86; AM, Columbia, 89, Ph.D, 90; Munich; Naples, 91; Misaki, Japan, 00-01, 05. Tutor nat. hist, Col. City of X. Y, 86-90; instr. zool, Columbia, 91-96, adj. prof, 96-03, prof. vert, zool, OS- Asst, NY State Fish Commission, 86-88; US Fish Commission, 89-92, biologist, 00-01, special in-vestigator of oyster culture in England, France, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Japan; director, biol....
Page v - ... clue to the criteria used to determine the contents. Only the preface to the first edition, prepared in 1906, mentions this topic at all, and it does not give much of a definition of science. It contains, however, some useful insights for this particular data-problem; ie, women in science. I quote: There is here given for the first time a fairly complete survey of the scientific activity of a country at a given period.
Page ii - SCHOOL AND SOCIETY A weekly journal covering the field of education in relation to the problems of American democracy. Its objects are the advancement of education as a science and the adjustment of our lower and higher schools to the needs of modern life.
Page v - We are consequently in the fortunate position of knowing that whatever we do to promote our own interest is at the same time a service to the community and to the world. There are included in the directory the records of more than four thousand men of science, and it is believed that the entries are tolerably complete for those in North America who have carried on research work in the natural and exact sciences. A star is prefixed to the subject of research in the case of about a thousand of the...

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