Great Lives From History

Great Lives From History

Scientists and Science

Book - 2013
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In this three-volume set aimed at high school, undergraduate, and general readers, Spradley (Wheaton College) assembles about 350 biographies of scientists in various fields, including astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer science, earth sciences, math, physics, and related disciplines, arranged in alphabetical order by scientist, from Aristotle, to James Prescott Joule, to Erwin Schrödinger, to Fritz Zwicky. Each biography has descriptions of the scientist's occupation and nationality, his or her historical importance in relation to the scientific disciplines, birth and death dates, alternate names and spellings, areas of achievement, early life, career, and impact. Indexes are by category, geography, and subject, and are included in the third volume only. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Ipwwich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, a Division of EBSCO Publishing, [2013]
ISBN: 9781587659713
1587659719
9781587659706
1587659700
9781587659690
1587659697
9781587659683
1587659689
9781587659720
Branch Call Number: REF 509.22 Great 2013
Characteristics: 3 volumes (xxxiii, 1,100 pages) ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Spradley, Joseph L. - Editor
Alternative Title: Scientists and science

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