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Cambridge Library Collection - Monographs of the Palaeontographical Society
The Palaeontographical Society was established in 1847, and is the oldest Society devoted to study of palaeontology worldwide. Its primary role is to promote the description and illustration of the British fossil flora and fauna, via publication…
Special Publications of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics
Special Publications of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics are a series of books co-published by the IUGG and Cambridge University Press. Volumes in the series present major scientific developments and achievements derived from programs,…
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Joseph Fourier: Heat Radiation and finding new answers
In this, the third and final part of author T. W Korner's exploration of Joseph Fourier's work, we look at Fourier's work on global warming, and the comparison between it and the work of John Tyndall.
Martian data confirm Earthly explanation of weather and climate
Since the 1950s, it has been known that atmosphere undergoes a drastic change in behaviour at around one week. In modern terms, for shorter periods, successive fluctuations tend to reinforce each other whereas over longer periods, they tend to cancel each…
What Charles Darwin read on the ‘Beagle’
To mark the launch of our collection of the books known to have been on board H.M.S. Beagle during Darwin's voyage, Dr Alison Pearne describes the library and its importance in the development of Darwin's thought.