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Benjamin Silliman, 1779-1864, pathfinder in American science

Fulton, John F.

Benjamin Silliman, 1779-1864, pathfinder in American science

by Fulton, John F.

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Published by H. Schuman in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Silliman, Benjamin, -- 1779-1864

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLife of science library
    ContributionsThomson, Elizabeth Harriet, 1907-,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ143 S5 F8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination294p.
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18317231M

    BENJAMIN SILLIMAN PATHFINDER IN AMERICAN SCIENCE.: Fulton, John F. (John Farquhar): Books - or: John F. (John Farquhar) Fulton. Life of Benjamin Silliman, M.D., LL.D. late professor of chemistry, mineralogy, and geology in Yale college: chiefly from his manuscript reminiscences, diaries, and.

    Benjamin Silliman, Yale Class of , () was one of America’s pioneers in science. Although Silliman graduated knowing nothing of the natural sciences, in President Timothy Dwight asked him to become Yale’s first science professor–to teach chemistry and natural history, so as to avoid hiring a foreigner with whom Puritan manners and morals might not sit well. The most prominent and influential man of science in America during the early 19th century, Benjamin Silliman () was a chemist, naturalist, and in Silliman was born on Aug. 8,

      In the U.S. one of the leaders who opposed them was Yale professor and geologist Benjamin Silliman () His scientific journal, JOURNAL OF AMERICAN SCIENCE AND ART was the principal science publication in America for most of a century, and was known to have corresponded with the Crelle Journal of the European heirs to Leibniz. Biography of Benjamin Silliman ( - ). Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest - .


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