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Chasing the rainbow : recurrences in the life of a scientist

Author: Robert Greenler
Publisher: Seattle : Elton-Wolf Pub., ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of personal reminiscences of the part science has played in the author's life, and the almost coincidental "recurrences" that early life events have had to create directions in his career.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greenler, Robert, 1929-
Chasing the rainbow.
Seattle : Elton-Wolf Pub., ©2000
(OCoLC)664551836
Named Person: Robert Greenler; Robert Greenler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Greenler
ISBN: 1586190512 9781586190514 1586190520 9781586190521
OCLC Number: 44409444
Description: x, 225 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Recurrences --
Colors --
First class at the university --
The international scientific community --
The South Pole --
Student recommendations --
The science bag --
Michael Farday and the Royal Institution --
Beekeeping --
Mirages --
Surface science --
The infrared rainbow --
Just playing --
Choices --
Basic research --
The Optical Society of America --
The career --
Chasing the rainbow.
Responsibility: by Robert Greenler ; foreword by Duncan T. Moore.

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A collection of personal reminiscences of the part science has played in the author's life, and the almost coincidental "recurrences" that early life events have had to create directions in his career.

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