Clyde Tombaugh, a Kansas farmer, loved astronomy, and cemented his name in history by discovering Pluto. Here’s how he found it.
If you need a book, you used to need to look for the most important item in the library — the vintage card catalog.
Through observation, experimentation and genius, scientist Louis Pasteur was able to create the first rabies vaccine – even though he didn’t exactly know what caused the disease.
How did America get its name? The man from whom the continents got their names was an especially fascinating character of the late 15th century.
The way life is carried on now seems near discovery By Watson Davis, Director, Science Service Washington — One of the fundamental problems of living
hen the last upheaval came, the whole bottom of the ocean was lifted skyward, and naturally the remains of all kinds of fish, etc., were taken along and left miles and miles inland from the water.
A scientist announced Saturday that he had positively identified the chemical makeup of genes, the tiny cells that govern heredity, despite Russian claims that the gene is a “figment of the imagination.”