Biography of Raphael Meldola (1849-1915) who was a British chemist and entomologist. Chapters include information on when he was Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of London from 1912-15 as well a sections…
Autobiography of Scottish Astronomer James Ferguson, who is known for his astronomical and scientific instrument inventions. The frontispiece portrait of Ferguson and title page have been digitized from this work.
- Part of Life of James Ferguson, F.R.S.
Frontispiece portrait engraving of James Ferguson. In this half-bust portrait engraving, Ferguson is posed with his hand on a celestial globe. His facsimile signature can be found underneath the portrait.
- The Astronomer
Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of an astronomer posed with a telescope. An anthropomorphic rendering of a moon is visible in the background. This postcard is part of a set originally collected in…
Stamp depicts the launch of an Atlas rocket carrying a Mercury single-man spacecraft, Newton, the fabled apple, and a satellite (possibly NASA's first Orbiting Astronomical Observatory launched in 1966).