A Science Odyssey Bibliography

Listed here are some of the sources used for this Web site's features.


  • The World Book Encyclopaedia. World Book, Inc., Chicago. 1989.

  • Encyclopaedia Britannica. Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., Chicago. 1988.

  • The Timetables of Science: A Chronology of the Most Important People and Events in the History of Science. Alexander Hellemans and Bryan Bunch. Simon and Schuster, New York. 1988.

  • Science: A History of Discovery in the Twentieth Century. Trevor I. Williams. Oxford University Press, Oxford. 1990.

Bibliography: You Try It

Technology at Home

  • A Short History of Twentieth Century Technology. Trevor I. Williams. Clarendon Press, New York. 1982

  • The History of Invention: From Stone Axes to Silicon Chips. Trevor I. Williams. Facts On File Publications, New York. 1987.

  • The Timetables of Technology: A Record of the 20th Century's Amazing Achievements. Hearst Books, New York. 1982.

  • A Century of Wonders: 100 Years of Popular Science. Ernest V. Heyn. Doubleday & Co., Garden City, New York. 1972.

Doctor over Time

  • The AMA Family Medical Guide. Random House, New York. 1987

  • A History of Medicine. Brian Inglis. The World Publishing Company, Cleveland and New York. 1965.

  • A Short History of Medicine. Charles Singer. Oxford University Press, New York and Oxford. 1962.

  • The Healer's Tale. Sharon R. Kaufman. The University of Wisconsin Press. 1993.

  • The Health Century. Edward Shorter, Ph.D. Doubleday, New York. 1987.

  • Medicine: An Illustrated History. Albert S. Lyons, M.D. and R. Joseph Petrucelli, II, M.D. Abradale Press, New York. 1978.

  • The Youngest Science: Notes of a Medical Watcher. Penguin Books, New York. 1983.

Probe the Brain

  • The Mystery of the Mind: A Critical Study of Consciousness and the Human Brain. Wilder Penfield. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey. 1975.

  • The Brain. Richard Restak, M.D. Bantam Books, Toronto, New York, London, Sydney, Auckland. 1984.

  • Explorers of the Brain. Leonard A. Stevens. Alfred A. Knopf, New York. 1971.

Human Evolution

  • The Human Odyssey: Four Million Years of Human Evolution. Ian Tattersall. Prentice Hall General Reference, New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo, Singapore. 1993.

  • Bones of Contention: Controversies in the Search for Human Origins. Roger Lewin. Simon and Schuster, New York. 1987.

Mountain Maker, Earth Shaker
  • Oasis in Space: Earth History from the Beginning. Preston Cloud. W.W. Norton and Company, New York. 1988.

DNA Workshop
  • The Nature of Life. John H. Postlethwait and Janet L. Hopson. McGraw Hill, Inc., New York. 1995.

Bibliography: On the Edge

Ecology is Hep

  • Silent Spring. Rachel Carson. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 1962.

  • Principles of Anatomy and Physiology. Gerard J. Tortora and Nicholas P. Anagnostakos. Harper and Row, Publishers, New York. 1987.

Paralyzing Polio

  • Medical Odysseys: The Different and Sometimes Unexpected Pathways to Twentieth-Century Medical Discoveries. Allen B. Weisse, M.D. Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, New Jersey. 1991.

Hip Hop with Dr. Ho

  • Time Magazine, December 30, 1996.

Bibliography: "That's My Theory!"

"That's My Theory!" with special guest Albert Einstein

  • Neils Bohr: The Man, His Science, and the World They Changed. Ruth Moore. Alfred A. Knopf, New York. 1966

  • Coming of Age in the Milky Way. Timothy Ferris. William Morrow and Company, Inc., New York. 1988.

  • Relativity: the Special and General Theory. Albert Einstein. Bonanza Books, New York. 1961.

  • From Quarks to the Cosmos. Leon M. Lederman and David N. Schramm. Scientific American Library, New York. 1989.

"That's My Theory!" with special guest Sigmund Freud

  • The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud. Ernest Jones. Basic Books, New York. 1961.

  • Particulars of My Life. B.F. Skinner. Alfred A. Knopf, New York. 1976.

  • B.F. Skinner: A Life. Daniel W. Bjork. Basic Books, New York. 1993.

  • The Right to be Human: A Biography of Abraham Maslow. Edward Hoffman. Jeremy P. Tarcher, Inc., Los Angeles. 1988.

"That's My Theory!" with special guest ENIAC

  • Bit by Bit: An Illustrated History of Computers. Stan Augarten. Ticknor and Fields, New York. 1984.

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