The context of scientific discovery and development is an increasingly widely studied area in the 1990s. Few dictionaries of scientific biography exist and fewer still provide readable introductions for the non-specialist as well as for the scientist and science student. Compiled by a team of consultant editors, this book contains detailed coverage of those figures who were seminal to their subject, covering astronomy, chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, engineering and technology.
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Book Description TRAFALGAR SQUARE +, 1994. Book Condition: Good. 2nd Ed. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP88509953
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Book Description Helicon, Oxford, second edition, 1994, 1994. Cloth, 4to, 891 pp, ills. A valuable biographical dictionary containing over 1,200 profiles of key figures, from Aristotle to Stephen Hawking. Includes a glossary of 1,800 terms and more than 80 diagrams illuminate notable experiments and discoveries. Seven chronological reviews of the major sciences place individual scientists' achievements (and misconceptions) within the context of their own time. An engaging mix of information and anecdote on the lives, labours, and idiosyncracies of the great scientists: the false nose that astronomer Tycho Brahe wore after his own was cut off in a duel; Humphry Davy's jealousy of his former protege Michael Faraday; the prejudice against women that barred Use Meitner from working in a major labo- ratory; and the epitaph 'Happy at last' that Andre Ampere chose for his own gravestone. Very Good in slightly used dustwrapper. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-33592