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Random House Webster's dictionary of scientists / [contributors: Neil Ardley ... ; editors: managing editor, Sara Jenkins-Jones]

Contributor(s): Ardley, Neil.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York Random House cop. 1997Edition: [Ny utg.] 1. ed.Description: 552 s. ill.ISBN: 0375700579.Contained works: Jenkins-Jones, Sara.Subject(s): Biografiska uppslagsverk | BiografiOther classification: Lm | Lmu
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From the ancient Greeks to the atom-splitters -- learn of the lives and motivations of the world's greatest scientific thinkers Open up Random House Webster's Dictionary of Scientists and find out what nuclear physicist Oppenheimer really felt about the atomic bomb; learn what drove Alan Turning, who helped crack the Nazi Enigma code, to suicide . . . and much more! In clear, jargon-free language, this amazing collection of 1,800 biographies of scientific genius deals with many scientists from the 20th century and profiles more women of science than any other book. The book features: photos illustrations quotations chronoliogical histories of every branch of science abundant appendices that supplement the biographies to help answer any questions

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