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The Resource The human side of science : Edison and Tesla, Watson and Crick, and other personal stories behind science's big ideas, by Arthur W. Wiggins and Charles M. Wynn Sr. ; with cartoon commentary by Sidney Harris

The human side of science : Edison and Tesla, Watson and Crick, and other personal stories behind science's big ideas, by Arthur W. Wiggins and Charles M. Wynn Sr. ; with cartoon commentary by Sidney Harris

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The human side of science : Edison and Tesla, Watson and Crick, and other personal stories behind science's big ideas
Title
The human side of science
Title remainder
Edison and Tesla, Watson and Crick, and other personal stories behind science's big ideas
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by Arthur W. Wiggins and Charles M. Wynn Sr. ; with cartoon commentary by Sidney Harris
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Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
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DLC
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509.2/2
Index
index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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The human side of science : Edison and Tesla, Watson and Crick, and other personal stories behind science's big ideas, by Arthur W. Wiggins and Charles M. Wynn Sr. ; with cartoon commentary by Sidney Harris
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
Democritus and Aristotle ponder the existence of atoms -- Aristotle, Aristarchus, Copernicus, and Galileo seek to determine Earth's place in the cosmos -- Isaac Newton, Robert Hooke, and Gottfried Leibniz argue about motion and calculus -- The battling Bernoullis and Bernoulli's principle -- Antoine Lavoisier and Benjamin Thompson (Count Rumford) have rival theories about heat -- Mendeleev, Meyer, Moseley, and the birth of the periodic table -- Westinghouse/Tesla vs. Edison : AC/DC titans clash -- Alfred Wegener stands his ground about continental drift -- Albert Einstein, Marcel Grossmann, Mileva Maric and Michele Besso struggle with relativity -- Part 2 : Albert Einstein's struggles continue -- Edwin Hubble and Harlow Shapley clash/cooperate over the universe's Size -- Disastrous consequences of Lise Meitner and Otto Hahn's discovery of nuclear fission -- Maurice Wilkins, Rosalind Franklin, James Watson, and Francis Crick determine the structure of DNA -- J. Craig Venter, James Watson, and Michael Hunkapiller race for the human genome -- Honorable mention mini-chapters
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ocn946610275
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pages cm
Isbn
9781633881563
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016007462
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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(OCoLC)946610275
Label
The human side of science : Edison and Tesla, Watson and Crick, and other personal stories behind science's big ideas, by Arthur W. Wiggins and Charles M. Wynn Sr. ; with cartoon commentary by Sidney Harris
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Democritus and Aristotle ponder the existence of atoms -- Aristotle, Aristarchus, Copernicus, and Galileo seek to determine Earth's place in the cosmos -- Isaac Newton, Robert Hooke, and Gottfried Leibniz argue about motion and calculus -- The battling Bernoullis and Bernoulli's principle -- Antoine Lavoisier and Benjamin Thompson (Count Rumford) have rival theories about heat -- Mendeleev, Meyer, Moseley, and the birth of the periodic table -- Westinghouse/Tesla vs. Edison : AC/DC titans clash -- Alfred Wegener stands his ground about continental drift -- Albert Einstein, Marcel Grossmann, Mileva Maric and Michele Besso struggle with relativity -- Part 2 : Albert Einstein's struggles continue -- Edwin Hubble and Harlow Shapley clash/cooperate over the universe's Size -- Disastrous consequences of Lise Meitner and Otto Hahn's discovery of nuclear fission -- Maurice Wilkins, Rosalind Franklin, James Watson, and Francis Crick determine the structure of DNA -- J. Craig Venter, James Watson, and Michael Hunkapiller race for the human genome -- Honorable mention mini-chapters
Control code
ocn946610275
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781633881563
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016007462
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)946610275

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