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IGY: year of discovery

Sydney Chapman

IGY: year of discovery

the story of the International Geophysical Year.

by Sydney Chapman

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958 -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInternational geophysical year, year of discovery.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p.
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13540041M
    OCLC/WorldCa22666683

      The era known as the Age of Exploration, sometimes called the Age of Discovery, officially began in the early 15th century and lasted through the 17th century. The period is characterized as a time when Europeans began exploring the world by . The International Geophysical Year (IGY), as it was called, was modeled on the International Polar Years of – and – and was intended to allow scientists from around the world to take part in a series of coordinated observations of various geophysical phenomena.

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    Author of books: Mathematical Theory of Non-Uniform Gases (, with Thomas George Cowling) Geomagnetism (, with Julius Bartels) The Earth's Magnetism () IGY: Year of Discovery, The Story of the International Geophysical Year () Solar Plasma, Geomagnetism, and Aurora ()Born: Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates.


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IGY: The Year of Discovery by Sydney; Foreword By James A. Van Allen Chapman (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Sydney; Foreword By James A. Van Allen Chapman. This book offers a popular account of some scientific aspects of the earth and sun--in special connection with the enterprise called the International Geophysical Year (IGY).

The text, based on four lectures given in October at The University of Michigan, is addressed in the first place to an American audience. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chapman, Sydney, IGY: year of discovery.

Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press [] (OCoLC) IGY: Year of Discovery, The Story of the International Geophysical Year by Sydney Chapman, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, The Making of a Moon: The Story of the Earth Satellite Program by Arthur C.

Clarke, Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York, Deep Freeze: The United States, the International Geophysical Year, and the Origins of Antarctica's Age of Science Paperback – November 1, the people of Deep Freeze and the IGY brought about a legacy of discovery that continues today and that helps us to understand both Antarctica and the forces of global change.

To tell this Reviews: The International Geophysical Year (IGY), OverviewThe International Geophysical Year (IGY) was prompted by a lack of concise data about Earth and its land, oceans, and atmosphere.

Source for information on The International Geophysical Year (IGY), Science and Its Times: Understanding the Social Significance of Scientific Discovery dictionary. Science Pushes Back the Unknown; IGY: YEAR OF DISCOVERY. The Story of the International Geophysical Year. By Sydney Chapman.

Illustrated. III pp. Ann Arbor: The University of. Vanguard and Sputnik are only one side of the story--the International Geophysical Year is the first concerted international effort to advance our knowledge not only of space but of earth and sun.

Sydney Chapman, leader of the team of scientists that directed the program, re-creates for the general reader the discoveries that will provide the basis for our exploration of space. Rockets, Radar, and Computers: The International Geophysical Year. The International Geophysical Year (IGY) was an international effort to coordinate the collection of geophysical data from around the world.

It marked the beginning of a new era of scientific discovery at a time when many innovative technologies were appearing.

The International Geophysical Year (IGY –) was the most successful global effort to coordinate the measurement and collection of geophysical data from around the world during a period of anticipated maximum solar activity.

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Abstract. The International Geophysical Year (IGY) of – was an extraordinary achievement in the midst of the Cold War.

Thousands of scientists from 65 countries were engaged in international collaboration for the purpose of expanding knowledge about the earth and outer space. 1 The United States and the Soviet Union, despite crises in Berlin, Hungary and Korea alongside.

A much simplified and abridged account of the geomagnetism had been published as a Methuen monograph inThe Earth's Magnetism. His popularly written book on the International Geophysical Year, "The IGY, Year of Discovery," won the Thomas Alva Edison Foundation Award in for the best science book for youth.

the Unknown: The International Geophysical Year (New York: McGraw Hill, ); Sydney Chapman, IGY: Year of Discovery (Ann Arbor: Univ. Michigan Press, ); and J. Tuzo Wilson, IGY: The Year of the New Moons (New York: Knopf, ).

Consideration of the political aspects of the IGY can be found in Harold Bullis, The Political Legacy of the. Sydney Chapman, IGY: Year of Discovery, The Story of the International Geophysical Year (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, ), –, especially Google Scholar Geophysical Year, International: see International Geophysical Year International Geophysical Year (IGY), month period from July,through Dec.,during a period of maximum sunspot activity, designated for cooperative study of the solar-terrestrial environment by the scientists of 67 nations.

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Author of The mathematical theory of non-uniform gases, Geomagnetism, The earth's magnetism, Atmospheric tides, IGY: year of discovery, Solar plasma, geomagnetism, and aurora, IGY, Thermal diffusion year of discovery by Sydney.Explorations: The –58 International Geophysical Year The International Geophysical Year (IGY) was undoubtedly “the greatest cooperative effort in the history of science,” as described on the cover of the book by J.

Tuzo Wilson, IGY: The Year of the New Moons (New York: Knopf, ). The “new moons” were the world’s first artificial satellites (the moon is the earth’s natural.International Geophysical Year (IGY), month period from July,through Dec.,during a period of maximum sunspot activity, designated for cooperative study of the solar-terrestrial environment by the scientists of 67 nations.

The only prior combined international scientific efforts took place during the Polar Years of and Discoveries were made in the fields of cosmic.