Traveling with the Atom

Allegheny College

Compiled by Glen E. Rodgers
John Krempecki
Peter Nelson

 


 
The Benjamin Franklin National Memorial in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Benjamin Franklin
American scientist, inventor, statesman, printer, philosopher, author, musician, and economist
  (1706-1790)
 

 

Contribution to the Development of the Atomic Concept
Put in short description of contribution to the development of the atomic concept here

 

Web Sources of Biographical Information
Brief Biography of Joseph Preistley mentioning contacts with Benjamin Franklin
Woodrow Wilson Summer Instatute Biography of Josepth Preiestly mentioning contacts with Benjamin Franklin
Brief, Year-by-Year Biography by Leo Lemay

Some Web Sources on the History of Atomic Scientists:
The History of Chemistry 1992 Woodrow Wilson Summer Institute
Selected Classic Papers from the History of Chemistry
Classic Papers from the History of Chemistry (and Some Physics too)
Classic Chemistry compiled by Carmen Giunta
History of Science website by Charlesworth
Center for the History of Physics
Echo Exploring & Collecting History Online
Atom: The Incredible World: The History of Atomistics
Nobel Prize WebPage
Biographies of Famous Chemists, University of Liverpool
University of Pennsylvania Biographies
Chemistry: A History
Famous Scientists greatly who contributed to "electro" science: electricity, electromagnetism,
electrical technology, electronics, electrical telegraphy, radio, electrochemistry, electromedicine, etc.
Elements and Atoms: Case Studies in the Development of Chemistry



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Selected Biographical Books, Sections of Books, Letters, and Articles
Full biographical information on Sacks' book Uncle Tungsten Pages in Uncle Tungsten
Full biographical information on Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology Benjamin Franklin (272)
pp.177-179
Letter written to Joseph Priestley (1774)  
Amazon.com home page
Barnes and Noble home page


Some Scientific/Historical Traveling Sites
Franklin's London House 
(1757-1775)
36 Craven Street
London, England
Benjamin Franklin's Grave
(Photographs)
Christ Church Cemetary
Fifth and Arch Streets
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Benjamin Franklin's Grave
(Map and Directions)
Christ Church Cemetary
Fifth and Arch Streets
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Benjamin Franklin National Memorial Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Franklin Institue Science Museum Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 

* see following Rodgers link to scientific/historical sites for further information.
(1) Taken from The Scientific Traveler, Charles Tanford and Jacqueline, John Wiley & Sons, NY (1992).
(2) Taken from A Travel Guide to Scientific Sites of the British Isles, Charles Tanford and Jacqueline Reynolds, John Wiley & Sons, NY (1995).
(3) Taken from Guide of Eurpoean Museums with collections on History of Chemistry, compiled by Jan W. van Spronsen, Federation of European Societies, Antwerp (1996)
Links to Dr. Rodgers' Scientific/Historical Sites will be available here.

 
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