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A biographical encyclopedia of scientists

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by John Daintith

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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English


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StatementJohn Daintith
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Open LibraryOL24722815M
ISBN 100871963965
ISBN 109780871963963
OCLC/WorldCa311598210

Get this from a library! A Biographical encyclopedia of scientists. [John Daintith; Sarah Lu Mitchell-Hatton; Elizabeth Tootill;] -- Approximately scientists or people who have made important contributions to science. Covers history to the present day. Concentrates on fields of physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, and the.   World Book's biographical encyclopedia of scientists by World Book, Inc. Publication date Topics Scientists, Scientists Publisher Chicago: World Book Presents alphabetically arranged biographies of scientists in the fields of physical, technological, and social sciencesPages:

World Book's Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists: Complete 8 Volume Set by Pamela Ferguson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Scientists: An Epic of Discovery (), edited by Andrew Robinson, is a collection of 43 biographies of a selection of the greatest scientists of all time. This article about a biographical or autobiographical book on scientists is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding itGenre: Biography, history of science.

The book consists of a number of short biographies of important scientists arranged in chronological order of birth. In the first edition (and the first edition alone) each biography may have a number of sub-biographies attached, biographies of relatively unimportant scientists. Biographies Biography Encyclopedia Quick Ref. Collection Dictionaries Biography Dictionaries Biographies Dictionnaires anglais: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Biographical encyclopedia of scientists. Bristol ; Philadelphia: Institute of Physics Pub., © (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All.


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New Edition of a Highly Regarded Reference As the first fully updated version in almost a decade, this comprehensive compendium brings together scientists who have made important contributions to the wide world of science.

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Biographical encyclopedia of scientists. [Richard Olson; Roger Smith;] -- Profiles figures in the history of scientific investigation, from medical researcher Maude Abbott to inventor Vladimir Zworykin. Focusing on the "hard" sciences, entries include a list of.