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    • 1961

    This handbook includes a short history of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, operations at the plant, the community of Oak Ridge, and short summaries of the Area Offices. During World War II all concentration was…

    • circa 1916

    A color illustration of men in a factory creating brass couplings or nozzles. They are pouring molten metal into a mould.
    A book about rubber sourcing, cultivation, processing, and the industry during the late colonial…

    • circa 1916

    A man making a rubber hose by hand.
    A book about rubber sourcing, cultivation, processing, and the industry during the late colonial period. Published by a rubber goods company presumably for marketing. The Boston Woven…

    • Boston Woven Hose & Rubber Company power plant in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
    • circa 1916

    A color illustration of a power plant at night.
    A book about rubber sourcing, cultivation, processing, and the industry during the late colonial period. Published by a rubber goods company presumably for marketing. The…

    • Plate I
    • 1886

    Eighteen illustrations of various fats under a microscope. Some examples are under polarized light. Dr. Taylor was trying to create a method of analyzing different fat types to be able to judge purity of food against…

    • 1949

    Illustration of an atom radiating out to four sectors of the economy: Industry, Agriculture, Medicine, and Power. This back cover of the magazine is meant to cement the idea that atomic energy is the future of business.…

    • Science fair exhibits
    • 1949

    Article illustrating and describing the potential for atomic energy as a subject in high school science exhibits.
    This is a magazine supplement meant to inform the educational leaders of the United States about the…

    • 1775

    This mezzotint by William Pether, after the 1771 painting by Joseph Wright of Derby, shows a kneeling alchemist in his laboratory, gazing in wonder at the results of his latest experiment. The painting's full original…

    • 1785

    Copperplate engraving illustrates the chemical apparatus and balloons used for hydrogen generation. In figure four, a hot air balloon and basket support a passenger.

    This volume by Tiberius Cavallo is considered one of…

    • 1785

    Copperplate engraving illustrates the chemical apparatus and balloons used for hydrogen generation.

    This volume by Tiberius Cavallo is considered one of the earliest and best works on aerostation published in…

    • 1785

    This volume by Tiberius Cavallo is considered one of the earliest and best works on aerostation published in eighteenth century England. Cavallo's pioneering studies in aeronautics outlined within this work include how…

    • 1660

    Folding copperplate engraving illustrating sixteen figures including the pneumatical engine and components used in pneumatic experiments leading to the discovery of Boyle's law.

    Forty-three experiments are detailed…

    • 1660

    Forty-three experiments are detailed within this work, including the physical and chemical properties of air proving it has weight along with determining that a vacuum restricts the transmission of sound as well as the…

    • 1859

    Digitized in entirety, this first English edition of the German Das Mineralreich in Bildern (Stuttgart, 1858) contains 24 lithographed plates with one chromolithograph and 22 hand-colored illustrations of 288 minerals,…

    • 1874

    Chapters cover food types commonly adulterated through the use of additives, with some additives being non-food items such as plaster of Paris, lead and brick dust. End of book features plate illustrations of common…

    • 1941

    Illustrated throughout, this booklet includes sections on lung irritants, blister and tear gases, irritant smokes, incendiaries, screening smokes, systemic poisons and decontamination stations.

    • Pl. XIII
    • 1872 (Published)

    Lorenzo Respighi (1824-1889) was the director of the University Observatory at the Campidoglio at Rome. Starting in October of 1869 he observed daily the entire limb of the sun recording prominences and other phenomena.…

    • Pl. XII
    • 1872 (Published)

    Prominences represented in their natural colors, as seen through a large telescope when the slit of the spectroscope was open wide and directed on to the red C-line. These prominences are characteristic of the a…