The Balance of Improbabilities: A Scientific Life

Front Cover
Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 245 pages
0 Reviews
In this book, one of the world's leading cell biologists gives an engrossing account of what it is like to be an experimental scientist. Henry Harris draws on his own extensive experience to create a picture of the process of scientific discovery, also portraying the personal conflict which accompanies years of dedicated research. His story will intrigue all readers interested in the history and human dimension of scientific endeavour.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


A schooling in Australia
Sidere mens eadem mutato
Interlude in a southern city

9 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1987)

Sir Henry Harris is Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford.

Bibliographic information