Science and Technology, 1930-1939

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Editor: Cynthia Rose
Date: 2004
American Decades Primary Sources
From: American Decades Primary Sources(Vol. 4: 1930-1939. )
Publisher: Gale
Document Type: Topic overview
Pages: 1
Content Level: (Level 3)
Lexile Measure: 970L

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Entries are arranged in chronological order by date of primary source. For entries with one primary source, the entry title is the same as the primary source title. Entries with more than one primary source have an overall entry title, followed by the titles of the primary sources.


Important Events in Science and Technology, 1930–1939 … 634


"The Relation of Science to Industry"

Robert A. Millikan, November 1928 … 637

The Physical Principles of the Quantum Theory

Werner Heisenberg, July 1930 … 639

The World as I See It

Albert Einstein, 1933 … 642

Patterns of Culture

Ruth Benedict, 1934 … 645

Bankhead-Jones Act of 1935

U.S. Congress, June 29, 1935 … 648

"Riddle of Life"

Max Delbrück, August 1937 … 651

The Story of the Winged-S

Igor Sikorsky, October 1938 … 654

Letter to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Albert Einstein, August 2, 1939 … 657

"The Struggles to Find the Ninth Planet"

Clyde W. Tombaugh … 660

Whittle's Turbojet Engine

Frank Whittle, 1941 … 662

"The Evolution of the Cyclotron"

Ernest O. Lawrence, December 11, 1951 … 664

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Gale Document Number: GALE|CX3490200793