A Dictionary of Scientists

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John Daintith, Derek Gjertsen
Oxford University Press, USA, Mar 4, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 586 pages
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From Archimedes and Copernicus to Stephen Hawking and Stephen Jay Gould, this is the most authoritative and up-to-date biographical dictionary of scientists currently available. Compact yet comprehensive, it will be invaluable reference for scientists, students, and anyone with a general interest in science. - ;From Archimedes and Copernicus to Stephen Hawking and Stephen Jay Gould, this is the most authoritative and up-to-date biography dictionary of scientists currently available. Compact yet comprehensive, it will be invaluable reference for scientists, students, and anyone with a general interest in science. Over 1,300 entries, spanning over 2,500 years International range covers all areas of science, from physics and astronomy to medicine and ecology, including key figures in the fields of mathematics and technology Clear explanations of the science itself and its historical significance. Includes all Nobel Laureates in physics, chemistry, physiology, and medicine Comprehensive index of topics, and extensive network of cross-references to related entries -
 

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Contents

A
1
B
25
C
85
D
121
E
152
F
171
G
198
H
231
O
408
P
414
R
442
S
470
T
512
U
530
V
531
W
543

I
279
J
282
K
290
L
313
M
355
N
395
Y
573
Z
575
NOBEL PRIZES
578
INDEX
581
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