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Science and controversy : a biography of Sir Norman

Author: A J Meadows
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Second editionView 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; Norman Lockyer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A J Meadows
ISBN: 9780230220201 0230220207
OCLC Number: 226357132
Description: xvi, 352 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 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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