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Spangenburg, Ray 1939-

Overview
Works: 104 works in 228 publications in 1 language and 19,330 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Directories  Chronologies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Q126.4, B
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Most widely held works by Ray Spangenburg
African Americans in science, math, and invention by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents alphabetized biographical profiles of 160 important contemporary and historic African-Americans in the fields of math, science, and invention. Each entry includes a further reading list
The history of science from the ancient Greeks to the scientific revolution by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the early history of science, discussing the philosophical underpinnings developed by Greek thinkers, continuing through the developments of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, and concluding with the discoveries of the seventeenth century
The history of science in the eighteenth century by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles eighteenth-century developments in the physical and life sciences, showing how great scientists' research has built upon those that came before them, and includes a chronology, glossary, and annotated further reading list
The history of science from 1895 to 1945 by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles late nineteenth- to mid-twentieth century developments in the physical and life sciences, such as the theory of relativity, splitting the atom, and genetic research, showing how great scientists' work has built upon those that came before them, and includes a chronology, glossary, and annotated further reading list
The history of science in the nineteenth century by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the role of science in the Industrial Revolution, its establishment as a popular discipline, and discoveries in the areas of atoms and the elements, chemistry, evolution, and energy
The history of science from 1946 to the 1990s by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the most significant breakthroughs since World War II, including the move toward increased specialization in all branches of science and the greater use of computers in scientific research
Space people from A-Z by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capsule biographies of significant individuals in the history of space exploration
Onboard the space shuttle by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines what it is like for the crews living and working on American space shuttles and discusses the life of the Russian space station Mir and plans for an international space station
Carl Sagan : a biography by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography on twentieth-century American scientist and astronomer Carl Sagan and explores his work on planetary explorations and other scientific breakthroughs credited to him
The story of America's railroads by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of railroads in America, focusing on the technology, people, and life on the railroads
The story of America's bridges by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of bridges in America, focusing on the people and technology involved in the construction of wooden, iron, suspension, cantilever, and modern-day bridges
The history of NASA by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, describing the major space craft and missions launched
Venus by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space exploration is no longer new, but new discoveries are being made every day. This series explores those discoveries, revealing the latest scientific observations about our solar system, exploding myths using newfound data, chronicling the journeys of space pioneers, and detailing the methods scientists and astronomers use to map planets where no human has been before
The crime of genocide : terror against humanity by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examines the horror of genocide throughout history, with a focus on the 20th century. The Holocaust as well as genocide in Rwanda, Kosovo, Bosnia, and Cambodia are all discussed. Ways to prevent genocide from ever happening again are also explored."
The birth of science : ancient times to 1699 by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses major scientists as well as scientific knowledge and discoveries from ancient times through the seventeenth century
Modern science, 1896-1945 by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses major scientists and scientific issues and discoveries of the first half of the twentieth century
Science frontiers, 1946 to the present by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of discoveries in the physical and life sciences from 1946 to the present, and the impact of these discoveries on current issues, such as global warming, warfare, cloning, disease, and communications
The rise of reason : 1700-1799 by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses major scientists and scientific issues and discoveries of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries
Barbara McClintock : pioneering geneticist by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the life and achievements of the geneticist who in 1983 was awarded the Nobel Prize for her study of maize cells
The age of synthesis : 1800-1895 by Ray Spangenburg( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the role of science in the Industrial Revolution, its establishment as a popular discipline, and discoveries in the areas of atoms and the elements, chemistry, evolution, and energy
 
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African Americans in science, math, and invention
Alternative Names
Spangenburg, Raymond.

Spangenburg, Raymond 1939-

Languages
English (83)

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The history of science from the ancient Greeks to the scientific revolutionThe history of science in the eighteenth centuryThe history of science from 1895 to 1945The history of science in the nineteenth centuryThe history of science from 1946 to the 1990sOnboard the space shuttleCarl Sagan : a biographyThe history of NASA