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Thomas, Phillips 1883-1958

Overview
Works: 27 works in 27 publications in 1 language and 27 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama 
Roles: Speaker
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Phillips Thomas
Adventures in research. Adventures in research ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program 184: The story of how a clock called the Big Ben came into existence. Program 185: A dramatization about Rudolf Diesel and how he designed the famous engine out of paper
[Adventures in research] [Adventures in research] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program #25: A discussion about synthetic rubber which was produced during wartime. Includes discussion about how it was produced. Program #26: A discussion about the quality of synthetic rubber and if natural rubber is superior
Adventures in research. Adventures in research ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program 144: A short history of commercial broadcasting and radio with a focus on the development of the station KDKA on its silver anniversary. Program 145: A discussion about the developments in broadcasting, with particular focus on stratovision which was used for transmitting television and frequency modulation radio signals from airplanes
[Adventures in research] [Adventures in research] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program #9 (i.e. #6): A discussion about domestic measures and measuring devices. Includes a discussion about gravitational pull and the history of measurements. Program #10 (i.e. #9): A discussion of surface tension, or how an ordinary steel needle can be made to float and how the elastic surface on top of a liquid allows things to float
Adventures in research. Adventures in research ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program 172: A dramatic sketch of the life of Luther Burbank, who was known as the plant wizard, and the work he did with nature. Program 173: A dramatic historical sketch about scientific discoveries that were made by accident
Adventures in research. Adventures in research ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program no. 258: A discussion about the early archaeologists and their historical discoveries in the French caves. Program no. 259: A dramatized biography of America's first scientist, Ben Franklin
Adventures in research. Adventures in research ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program 146: The story of helium, which for so long was thought to be useless because it would not burn, and has only recently been appreciated for its lift capacity. Program 147: The story of three hunters in Upper Michigan who accidentally discovered huge iron deposits
Adventures in research. Adventures in research ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program no. 158: Dr. Thomas presents information about Michael Faraday's practical uses of electricity. Dramatizations of how Faraday began to study science and his subsequent discoveries about engines and magnetism. Program no. 159: The story of the progression of dentistry from a painful process to the profession we know today
Adventures in research. Adventures in research ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program 150: A short biography of Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, the man who discovered X-rays and their possibilities. Program 151: Information once considered highly secret during the early stages of the war about developing and using the electric wakeless torpedo
[Adventures in research] [Adventures in research] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program #11 (i.e. #10): A discussion about the theory of sound, how it travels, and how we register different sounds. Program #12 (i.e. #13): A discussion about wartime substitutions for materials such as rubber and metals and how scientists are meeting this goal
Adventures in research. Adventures in research ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program no. 276: A dramatized biography of Antonio Stradivari, the famous violin maker. Program no. 277: A dramatized story about how Wilbur and Orville invented the airplane
[Adventures in research] [Adventures in research] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program #27: A discussion about fungi, bacteria, and viruses. Includes a discussion about where they can be found and the optimal growing environments for them. Program #27: A discussion about bacteria and its three forms, how bacteria is harmful, and how bacteria can be treated
Adventures in research. Adventures in research ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program no. 292: A story about primitive and gruesome dentistry from the 16th century including information about the barber and his multiple trades as haircutter and surgeon. Program no. 293: A story about how a tax on windows resulted in the use of less windows which affected the living conditions for prisoners. The prisoners contracted typhus and infected others while in trial which led to the discovery of typhus fever, and eventually, a cure
[Adventures in research] [Adventures in research] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program #29 (i.e. #32): A discussion about electricity, what it is and what it does. Includes a discussion about the history of electricity. Program #30 (i.e. #33): A discussion about what we know about electricity, how we use and control it. Includes a discussion about the definitions of volts, ohms, and watts and the how to determine the energy output and function of electricity
Adventures in research. Adventures in research ( Recording )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
No. 51: A discussion about ignitrons, what they are and how they are helping to produce many necessary wartime materials. No. 52: A discussion about the impact of war-time research advances on projected peace-time projects
Adventures in research. Adventures in research ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program 164: A history of the development of food preservation techniques, from the prehistoric practice of burying food in the ice to the modern refrigerator. Program 165: A story about Geiger counters, so-called radium hounds, and how they are used to keep track of radioactive substances such as the radium used by hospitals for treating cancer
Adventures in research. Adventures in research ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program 188: The history of the invention of the typewriter by Christopher Latham Sholes. Program 189: Examination of various sports and how science plays a role in the efficiency of each game
[Adventures in research] [Adventures in research] ( Recording )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program #13 (i.e. 14): A discussion about the history of bombs. They discuss the various types of bombs found today and their purpose. Program #14 (i.e. 15): A discussion about the invention of incendiary bombs and how they are currently being used in warfare
Adventures in research. Adventures in research ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program 156: The story of how aluminum was developed as a strategic material through the work of Charles Martin Hall. Program 157: A biographical sketch of Nikola Tesla who pioneered high-tension electric transmission and laid the groundwork for alternating current electric power
[Adventures in research] [Adventures in research] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program #17 (i.e. #18): A discussion of contemporary power sources and solutions being worked on by scientists including new methods for making gasoline and repressurization of oil wells to capture more oil. Program #18 (i.e. #19): Dr. Thomas discusses the large coal deposits in the United States, the developing use of water power, the unfeasibility of wind energy, potential usage of tide energy, the energy level provided by the sun despite our inability to use the majority of it, and other forms of potential energy production
 
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