BOOKS, ARTICLES

PRIMARY SOURCES

John Garrett Winter, “The Life of Steno,” in The Prodromus of Nicolaus Steno’s Dissertation Concerning a Solid Body Enclosed by Process of Nature Within a Solid (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1916), 175-187.

 

STENO PAPERS

Troels Kardel and Paul Maquet, Nicolaus Steno: Biography and Original Papers of a 17th Century Scientist (Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer Science and Business Media, 2012).

 

 

Nicolas Steno, “Prodomos to a Dissertation,” in Nicolaus Steno: Biography and Original Papers of a 17th Century Scientist, Troels Kardel and Paul Maquet, eds.  (Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer Science and Business Media, 2012), 621-705.

 

Pliny the Elder, Natural History, Book 37, Chapter 59.

 

 

SECONDARY SOURCES

Articles:

R. Shane Tubbs, Martin M. Mortazavi, Mohammadali M. Shoja, Marios Loukas, & Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol, “The Bishop and Anatomist Niels Stensen (1638–1686) and His Contributions to Our Early Understanding of the Brain,” Childs Nervous System 27/1 (January, 2011):1–6.

 

 

Andre Parent, “Niels Stensen: a 17th century scientist with a modern view of brain organization,” Canadian Journal of Neurological Science, 40/4 (2013) 482-92.

 

 

Books:

Gabriel Gohau, A History of Geology (USA: Rutgers, 1990) 1-265.

 

Troels Kardel, Paul Maquet, Nicolaus Steno: Biography and Original Papers of a 17th Century Scientist (Heidelberg: Springer, 2013) 1-739.

 

 

Gary D. Rosenberg, “Introduction,” in The Revolution in Geology from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment (USA: Geological Society of America, 2009) 1-283.

 

 

ONLINE RESOURCES

Niels Stensen

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20559086

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/steno.html

http://www.strangescience.net/stensen.htm

http://denmark.dk/en/meet-the-danes/great-danes/scientists/niels-stensen/

 

U.S. Geological Survey

http://www.usgs.gov/

 

Geology.com

http://geology.com/

 

Neuroanatomy Tutorial

http://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/HISTHTML/NEURANAT/NEURANCA.html

 

Interactive Neuroanatomy Atlas

http://www.columbia.edu/itc/hs/medical/neuroanatomy/neuroanat/

 

Glossopetrae and the Birth of Paleontology

http://www.elasmo-research.org/education/evolution/glossopetrae.htm

NIELS STENSEN: MEDICI PHYSICIAN AND FATHER OF MODERN GEOLOGY

VIDEO

Nicolas Steno

TED-Ed

THEMES: Geology, Brain Anatomy, Philosophical Debates

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