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Experiencing science

Author: Jeremy Bernstein
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two faces of physics: Kepler, harmony of the world. Rabi, the modern age.--Three faces of biology: Lysenko, enemies of the people. A sorrow and a pity, Rosalind Franklin and The double helix. Lewis Thomas, life of a biology watcher.--Fact and Includes index. Bibliography: p. 266.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Bernstein
ISBN: 0465021859 9780465021857
OCLC Number: 3771933
Description: xi, 275 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Two faces of physics: Kepler, harmony of the world. Rabi, the modern age.--Three faces of biology: Lysenko, enemies of the people. A sorrow and a pity, Rosalind Franklin and The double helix. Lewis Thomas, life of a biology watcher.--Fact and fantasy: Extrapolators, Arthur C. Clarke. Calculators, self-replications. Innovators, Godel's theorem.
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Two faces of physics: Kepler, harmony of the world. Rabi, the modern age.--Three faces of biology: Lysenko, enemies of the people. A sorrow and a pity, Rosalind Franklin and The double helix. Lewis Thomas, life of a biology watcher.--Fact and Includes index. Bibliography: p. 266.

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