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Title:
Great scientists
Author:
Sherrow, Victoria.
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Publication Information:
New York : Facts on File, [1992]

©1992
Physical Description:
xii, 148 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Profiles eight American scientists who have made important contributions to twentieth-century science, including Thomas Hunt Morgan, Robert Oppenheimer, and Linus Pauling.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- Thomas Hunt Morgan: untangling the secrets of heredity -- Albert Einstein: creating the thinking tools of modern physics -- Robert Hutchings Goddard: launching America into space -- Arthur Holly Compton: cosmic and atomic quest -- Linus Carl Pauling: seeking molecules and peace -- Enrico Fermi: unleashing atomic power -- Robert Oppenheimer: building the atomic bomb -- James Dewey Watson: pioneer of molecular biology.
ISBN:
9780816025404
Format :
Book

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Profiles eight American scientists who have made important contributions to twentieth-century science, including Thomas Hunt Morgan, Robert Oppenheimer, and Linus Pauling.


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