Prometheans In The Lab

Author: Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
Publisher: Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
ISBN: 9780071407953
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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: 60.84 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: 70.39 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: 64.81 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.

Promethean Ambitions

Author: William R. Newman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226575241
Size: 78.92 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.

Telecosm

Author: George Gilder
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 074321594X
Size: 72.60 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 ...

The Secrets Of Alchemy

Author: Lawrence Principe
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226682951
Size: 53.84 MB
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An accessible history of alchemy by a leading world authority explores its development and relationship with myriad disciplines and pursuits, tracing its heyday in early modern Europe while profiling some of history's most colorful ...

Einstein In His Own Words

Author: Anne Rooney
Publisher: Gramercy Books
ISBN: 9780517228470
Size: 65.98 MB
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Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. With full-color photographs and illustrations throughout, this is a lovely tribute to one of the greatest minds in modern science.

Einstein

Author: Walter Isaacson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1847395899
Size: 44.68 MB
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This is the first full biography of Albert Einstein since all of his papers have become available -- a fully realised portrait of this extraordinary human being, and great genius.

Bio Objects

Author: Sakari Tamminen
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409494977
Size: 39.15 MB
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Thematically organised around questions of changing boundaries; the governance and regulation of bio-objects; and changing social, economic and political relations, this book presents rich new case studies from Europe that will be of ...