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Scientists : the lives and works of 150 scientists / Peggy Saari and Stephen Allison, editors. Vol. 4 / edited by Marie C. Ellavich

Material type: TextTextPublisher: Detroit, Mich. UXL Cop. 1997Description: Ill. 262 s.ISBN: 9780787618742; 0-7876-1874-8; 978-0-7876-0959-7; 0-7876-0959-5.Contained works: Saari, Peggy | Allison, Stephen | Ellavich, Marie C.Subject(s): Biografiska uppslagsverk | BiografiOther classification: Lmp | Lm | Lmu
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The original 3-vol. set helped fill a large gap in age-appropriate biographies in libraries. Later volumes offer students additional biographies of men and women who have helped define the modern world. Volumes 4-6 offer more than 100 additional biographies.

Vol. 4-6 med undertitel: their lives and works

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Scientists by Field of Specialization (p. ix)
  • Reader's Guide (p. xxv)
  • Timeline of Scientific Breakthroughs (p. xxvii)
  • Words to Hnow (p. xxxi)
  • Joy Adamson (p. 1)
  • Jons Jacob Berzelius (p. 7)
  • Carl Gustaf Mosander (box) (p. 12)
  • Vilhelm Bjerknes (p. 15)
  • Jacob Bjerknes (box) (p. 19)
  • Wernher von Braun (p. 22)
  • Alan Shepard (box) (p. 29)
  • Benjamin Carson (p. 33)
  • Kenneth B. Clark (p. 40)
  • Nicolaus Copernicus (p. 48)
  • Jean-Bernard-Leon Foucault (box) (p. 52)
  • Patricia S. Cowings (p. 55)
  • Seymour Cray (p. 59)
  • Raymond A. Dart (p. 66)
  • Robert Broom (box) (p. 71)
  • Alice Evans (p. 74)
  • David Bruce (box) (p. 78)
  • Henry Ford (p. 80)
  • Gottlieb Daimler (box) (p. 87)
  • Dian Fossey (p. 92)
  • Birute Galdikas (box) (p. 97)
  • Galileo Galilei (p. 100)
  • Simon Stevin (box) (p. 106)
  • Alice Hamilton (p. 110)
  • Frederic Joliot-Curie and Irene Joliot-Curie (p. 117)
  • Georg von Hevesy (box) (p. 123)
  • Johannes Kepler (p. 126)
  • Giovanni Domenico Cassini (box) (p. 132)
  • Har Gobind Khorana (p. 133)
  • Robert W. Holley (box) (p. 138)
  • Flemmie Pansy Kittrell (p. 141)
  • Lewis H. Latimer (p. 145)
  • Rita Levi-Montalcini (p. 150)
  • Stanley Cohen (box) (p. 154)
  • Carolus Linnaeus (p. 157)
  • Georges Cuvier (box) (p. 161)
  • Wangari Maathai (p. 164)
  • Maria Mitchell (p. 170)
  • Jan Oort (box) (p. 174)
  • Isaac Newton (p. 176)
  • Robert Hooke (box) (p. 181)
  • Ida Tacke Noddack (p. 185)
  • Emilio Segre (box) (p. 188)
  • David Powless (p. 190)
  • Julia Robinson (p. 194)
  • Carl Sagan (p. 198)
  • Helen Brooke Taussig (p. 208)
  • Alfred Blalock (box) (p. 213)
  • Valentina Tereshkova (p. 215)
  • Sally Ride (box) (p. 218)
  • J.J. Thomson (p. 220)
  • William Crookes (box) (p. 225)
  • Alan Turing (p. 228)
  • Picture Credits (p. 235)
  • Index (p. 237)