On the Scenes and Sounds of Democracy


For well over a year now the American public (as well as many thousands of foreigners who reside here and elsewhere) were subjected to countless de­bates and discussions, articles and editorials, speeches and commercials per­taining to the grand event that, like the International Olympics, occurs every four years in this country: the American Presidential elections. […]

History of Science in Rhymes


TABLE OF CONTENTS PREAMBLE I. GENESIS ACCORDING TO SCIENCE II. MESOPOTAMIA III. ANCIENT EGYPT IV. ANCIENT INDIA V. ANCIENT CHINA VI. PRE-SOCRATIC SCIENCE VII. POST-SOCRATIC SCIENCE VIII. ROMAN SCIENCE VIII. ARAB & PERSIAN SCIENCE IX. MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN SCIENCE XI. EMERGENCE OF MODERN SCIENCE XII. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY SCIENCE XIII. NINETEENTH CENTURY SCIENCE XIV. TWENTIETH CENTURY PHYSICS […]