French Readings in Science

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    IGNORANCE of either French or German is a serious handicap to the scientific worker. University examining bodies are recognising this need, and some, such as the University of London, demand from candidates for science degrees a knowledge of these languages sufficient to enable them to translate with fair ease and accuracy. In making his selection of passages from scientific treatises, Mr. de Payen-Payne has included some extracts for their modernity, and others because of their association with great names in science. The compiler is catholic in his tastes, and his work should provide students with just the practice they require.

    French Readings in Science.

    Selections from Scientific and Technical Writers, arranged and edited for the Use of Students. By de V. Payen-Payne. Pp. vii+230. (London: Blackie and Son, Ltd., 1906.) Price 3s. 6d.

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    French Readings in Science . Nature 75, 341 (1907). https://doi.org/10.1038/075341e0

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