The Cambridge Dictionary Of Scientists

The Cambridge Dictionary Of Scientists

Book - 1996
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The Cambridge Dictionary of Scientists is an invaluable one-stop reference book for anyone wanting a quick but reliable account of the life and work of those whose contributions have changed the course of science throughout history. This alphabetically organized, illustrated biographical dictionary covers over 1300 key scientists from more than 38 countries whose work has helped shape modern science. Fields covered include physics, chemistry, biology, geology, astronomy, mathematics, medicine, meteorology and technology - and special attention is paid to those pioneer women whose achievements and example opened the way to scientific careers for their fellow women. Interspersed with illustrations in the form of diagrams, maps and tables, and with special panel features, this book is a clear and accessible guide to the world's prominent scientific personalities.
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
ISBN: 9780521567183
0521567181
Branch Call Number: 509.22 Cam 3701 2
Characteristics: xii, 387 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Millar, David
Alternative Title: Dictionary of scientists

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