A Century of Scientific Progress:

The centenary volume of the Royal Society of New South Wales

a history of several aspects of Australian scientific development, with particular reference to New South Wales

The complete volume is large. Published in Sydney by the Royal Society of NSW, 1968.

Preface
A Century of Scientific Progress: pp: 1-8

Prologue.  A. P. Elkin
The challenge to science, 1866; the challenge of science, 1969. (The centenary oration)
A Century of Scientific Progress: pp: 9-32

Chapter 1.  A. H. Voisey
The environment.
A Century of Scientific Progress: pp: 33-52

Chapter 2.  W. H. Williamson
Water — from Tank Stream to Snowy Scheme.
A Century of Scientific Progress: pp: 53-100

Chapter 3.  J. A. Dulhunty
Power — from muscles to atoms.
A Century of Scientific Progress: pp: 101-130

Chapter 4.  W, Hudson Scott
Lawrence Hargrave — avaition pioneer. An evaluation.
A Century of Scientific Progress: pp: 131-149

Chapter 5.  David Wilcox
Progress in transport.
A Century of Scientific Progress: pp: 150-172

Chapter 6.  David Baker
From coo-ee to communications satellite.
A Century of Scientific Progress: pp: 173-199

Chapter 7.  C. J. Magee
Land use — agriculture.
A Century of Scientific Progress: pp: 200-232

Chapter 7. Addendum.  C. A. Hawkins and F. C. Cradock
Soils and fertilizers in N.S.W.
A Century of Scientific Progress: pp: 233-237

Chapter 8.  J. G. McKern
Conservation.
A Century of Scientific Progress: pp: 238-264

Chapter 9.  T.  G. Vallance and D.  F. Branagan
New South Wales geology — its origins and growth.
A Century of Scientific Progress: pp: 265-279

Chapter 10.  L. J. Lawrence and K. R. Glasson
Applied geology in New South Wales.
A Century of Scientific Progress: pp: 280-309

Chapter 11.  H. H. G. McKern
Research into the volatile oils of the Australian flora, 1788−1967.
A Century of Scientific Progress: pp: 310-331

Chapter 12.  R. J. W. Le Fèvre
The establishment of chemistry within Australian science — contributions from New South Wales.
A Century of Scientific Progress: pp: 332-378

Chapter 13.  Harley Wood
The sky and the weather.
A Century of Scientific Progress: pp: 379-430

Chapter 14.  A. P. Elkin
Man in Australia.
A Century of Scientific Progress: pp: 431-473

Appendix.  
About our authors.
A Century of Scientific Progress: pp: 474-478

 

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