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Science and controversy : a biography of Sir Norman Lockyer, founder editor of Nature

Author: A J Meadows
Publisher: London ; New York : Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Sir Norman Lockyer left Nature , the world's leading scientific journal, as his lasting memorial. But his life, and controversial theories, are an important part of science history. His ideas were at  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Norman Lockyer, Sir; Norman Lockyer, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A J Meadows
ISBN: 9780230220201 0230220207
OCLC Number: 271810152
Description: xvi, 352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword; P. Campbell The Militant Civil Servant The Man of Letters The Man of Science The Devonshire Commission South Kensington and Meteorology What is an Atom? The Philosopher's Stone Family and Friends A New Orientation Education and National Progress The Final Push Afterward
Responsibility: A.J. Meadows.

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'Meadows's biography constitutes an important, absorbing and eminently readable narrative of Lockyer's role in transforming the practice and social organization of late Victorian science.' - Zaheer Read more...

 
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