Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Scientists


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Elbert Hubbard describes the homes of authors, poets, social reformers and other prestigious people, reflecting on how their surroundings may have influenced them. These short essays are part biography and part pontification of Hubbard's opinion of the subject and their oeuvre.

In this volume he reflects on the lives of well known scientists. Included are Sir Isaac Newton, Galileo Galilei, Nicolaus Copernicus, Alexander von Humboldt, William Herschel, Charles Darwin, Ernst Haeckel, Carl Linnaeus, Thomas H. Huxley, John Tyndall, Alfred R. Wallace, and John Fiske. (Summary by Lucy Perry and Availle.)

This is Volume 12 in a series of 14 books. (9 hr 39 min)

Chapters

Sir Isaac Newton, Part 1 19:33 Read by Robin Cotter
Sir Isaac Newton, Part 2 25:02 Read by Robin Cotter
Galileo, Part 1 24:55 Read by Robin Cotter
Galileo, Part 2 25:23 Read by Robin Cotter
Copernicus, Part 1 28:17 Read by Harley James
Copernicus, Part 2 21:06 Read by Harley James
Humboldt, Part 1 31:33 Read by Availle
Humboldt, Part 2 28:41 Read by Availle
William Herschel, Part 1 29:48 Read by Steve C
William Herschel, Part 2 27:04 Read by Steve C
Charles Darwin, Part 1 25:22 Read by Mike Pelton
Charles Darwin, Part 2 29:25 Read by Mike Pelton
Haeckel, Part 1 22:39 Read by Mike Pelton
Haeckel, Part 2 18:33 Read by Mike Pelton
Linnaeus, Part 1 23:16 Read by Phil Voelker
Linnaeus, Part 2 35:42 Read by Sienna
Thomas H. Huxley, Part 1 20:04 Read by Lynne T
Thomas H. Huxley, Part 2 21:06 Read by Lynne T
John Tyndall, Part 1 19:35 Read by Harley James
John Tyndall, Part 2 20:48 Read by Harley James
Alfred R. Wallace, Part 1 25:46 Read by Linda Dodge
Alfred R. Wallace, Part 2 23:24 Read by Linda Dodge
John Fiske 32:01 Read by Lynne T