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Wizard: The Life and Times of Nikola Tesla : Biography of a Genius

Marc J. Seifer - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 542 pages
A biography of the Croatian immigrant who, "has been called the patron saint of electricity."
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John Von Neumann: The Scientific Genius who Pioneered the Modern Computer ...

Norman Macrae - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 405 pages
This volume is the reprinted edition of the first full-scale biography of the man widely regarded as the greatest scientist of the century after Einstein. Born in Budapest in ...
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Fallen Astronauts: Heroes who Died Reaching for the Moon

Colin Burgess, Kate Doolan - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 272 pages
The author serves up a touching, long-overdue tribute to the astronauts who died while pursuing their very difficult jobs, including the victims of the Apollo fire and the two ...
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Opening Doors: The Life and Work of Joseph Schumpeter

Robert Loring Allen - Biography & Autobiography - 1991 - 348 pages
The author puts this book in the best possible context by referring to the "magisterial and paradoxical Dr. Schumpeter." A figure in a rare class with John Maynard Keynes ...
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Scientific Elite: Nobel Laureates in the United States

Education - 335 pages
Scientific Elite is about Nobel prize winners and the well-defined stratification system in twentieth-century science. It tracks the careers of all American laureates who won ...
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Genesis of the Big Bang

Ralph A. Alpher Distinguished Professor of Physics Union College, Austin (Emeritus) Robert Herman Professor of Civil Engineering University of Texas - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 224 pages
The authors of this volume have been intimately connected with the conception of the Big Bang model since 1947. Following the late George Gamow's ideas in 1942 and more ...
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Ahead of the Curve: David Baltimore's Life in Science

Shane Crotty - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 270 pages
Shane Crotty's biography of David Baltimore details the life and work of one of the most brilliant, powerful, and controversial scientists of our time. Although only in his ...
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