Outline of Science, Vol 1
- United States
More informationThe Outline of Science, Volume 1 was written specifically with theman-on-the-street in mind as the target audience. Coveringscientific subjects ranging from astronomy to biology to elementaryphysics in clear, concise and easily understood prose, thispopular science work is largely as relevant today as when firstpublished in 1922. Special emphasis is given to the principlesof biological adaptation and evolution, especially how they relate tothe rise of the human species from lower orders. Also included arethe basics of the (then) fairly new concept of relativity and its impacton emerging scientific theories.
Since first posted at Project Gutenberg in 2006, the text ofThe Outline of Science, Volume 1 has consistently ranked in the"Top 100 EBooks" category.
(Summary by James Christopher)