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Candid science V : conversations with famous scientists

Author: Balazs Hargittai; István Hargittai
Publisher: London : Imperial College Press ; Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Pub. Co., ©2005.
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Candid Science V: Conversations with Famous Scientists contains 36interviews with well-known scientists, including 19 Nobel laureates, Wolf Prize winners, and other luminaries. These in-depth conversationsprovide a glimpse into the greatest achievements in science during thepast few decades, featuring stories of the discoveries, and showingthe human drama behind them.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hargittai, Balazs.
Candid science V.
London : Imperial College Press ; Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Pub. Co., ©2005
(DLC) 2004062538
(OCoLC)57142522
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Balazs Hargittai; István Hargittai
ISBN: 1860946844 9781860946844 9781860945052 1860945058 9781860945069 1860945066
OCLC Number: 70255225
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 695 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Foreword; Preface; CONTENTS; H.S.M. (Donald) Coxeter; John H. Conway; Roger Penrose; Alan L. Mackay; Dan Shechtman; Charles H. Townes; Arthur L. Schawlow; Leon N Cooper; Alexei A. Abrikosov; Luis W. Alvarez; William H. Pickering; William A. Fowler; Vera C. Rubin; Neta A. Bahcall; Rudolf E. Peierls; Emilio G. Segre; Harold Agnew; Clarence E. Larson; Nelson J. Leonard; Princess Chulabhorn; Linus Pauling; Miklos Bodanszky; Melvin Calvin; Donald R. Huffman; Alan G. MacDiarmid; Alan J. Heeger; Jens Christian Skou; Paul C. Lauterbur; Gunther S. Stent; John E. Sulston; Renato Dulbecco.
Other Titles: Candid science five
Candid science 5
Responsibility: Balazs Hargittai, István Hargittai.
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Candid Science V: Conversations with Famous Scientists contains 36interviews with well-known scientists, including 19 Nobel laureates, Wolf Prize winners, and other luminaries. These in-depth conversationsprovide a glimpse into the greatest achievements in science during thepast few decades, featuring stories of the discoveries, and showingthe human drama behind them.

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