Prometheans In The Lab

Author: Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
Publisher: Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
ISBN: 9780071407953
Size: 63.34 MB
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It is an enlightening account of chemical discoveries, the people who discovered them, and how they shaped the modern world--for better...and for worse. ..."these are the dramatic stories of bold chemists who irrevocably changed our lives.

Prometheans In The Lab

Author: Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN: 9780071350075
Size: 23.68 MB
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Here is a fascinating account of how scientific discoveries are made and how those discoveries can change the world irrevocably--for good and bad. The story of chemistry's revolutionaries and the discoveries that changed our everyday world.

The Theory That Would Not Die

Author: Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300175094
Size: 75.30 MB
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Today, Bayes' rule is used everywhere from DNA de-coding to Homeland Security.Drawing on primary source material and interviews with statisticians and other scientists, The Theory That Would Not Die is the riveting account of how a ...

Nobel Prize Women In Science

Author: Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
Publisher: Joseph Henry Press
ISBN: 0309072700
Size: 65.28 MB
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The book reveals the relentless discrimination these women faced both as students and as researchers. Their success was due to the fact that they were passionately in love with science.

Pandora S Lab

Author: Paul A. Offit MD
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426217994
Size: 20.51 MB
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These are today's sins of science—as deplorable as mistaken past ideas about advocating racial purity or using lobotomies as a cure for mental illness.

The Skeptical Environmentalist

Author: Bjørn Lomborg
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 113964369X
Size: 30.43 MB
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The Skeptical Environmentalist challenges widely held beliefs that the environmental situation is getting worse and worse.

Promethean Ambitions

Author: William R. Newman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226575241
Size: 66.22 MB
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In Promethean Ambitions, William R. Newman ambitiously uses alchemy to investigate the thinning boundary between the natural and the artificial.

We Modern People

Author: Anindita Banerjee
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
ISBN: 0819573353
Size: 71.33 MB
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In documenting the unusual relationship between Russian science fiction and Russian modernity, this book offers a new critical perspective on the relationship between science, technology, the fictional imagination, and the consciousness of ...

Telecosm

Author: George Gilder
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 074321594X
Size: 80.42 MB
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From Charles Townes and Gordon Gould, who invented the laser, to the story of JDS Uniphase, "the Intel of the Telecosm," to the birthing of fiberless optics pioneer TeraBeam, here are the inventors and entrepreneurs who will be hailed as ...

Chemistry

Author: Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent
Publisher: Imperial College Press
ISBN: 184816226X
Size: 29.45 MB
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This book uses history to introduce central issues in the philosophy of chemistry. Mobilizing the theme of impurity, it explores the tradition of chemistry''s negative image.