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Science at the frontier

Author: Addison Greenwood; Marcia Bartusiak; Barbara A Burke; Edward Edelson; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1992-
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Overzichten (vorm)
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Greenwood, Addison.
Science at the frontier.
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1992-
(DLC) 93106810
(OCoLC)27888311
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Addison Greenwood; Marcia Bartusiak; Barbara A Burke; Edward Edelson; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
ISBN: 0585168423 9780585168425
OCLC Number: 44957379
Description: 1 online resource (volumes 1) : illustrations
Contents: v. 1. Geology: the great heat engine: modeling Earth's dynamics --
Photosynthesis: artificial photosynthesis: chemical and biological systems for converting light to electricity and fuels --Dynamical systems: when the simple is complex: new mathematical approaches to learning about the universe --
Astrophysics: looking farther in space and time --Gene regulation: gene control: transcription factors and mechanisms --
Magnetic resonance imaging: new breakthroughs in medical diagnostics --
Computation: beyond theory and experiment: seeing the world through scientific computation --
Atmospheric science: research and regulation: science's contribution to the public debate --Neural networks: computational neuroscience: a window to understanding how the brain works --
Physics: quasicrystals and superconductors: advances in condensed matter physics.
Responsibility: by Addison Greenwood ; with Marcia F. Bartusiak, Barbara A. Burke, and Edward Edelson for the National Academy of Sciences.
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Based on the second Frontiers of Science symposium sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences, this book describes the accomplishments and directions in ten basic fields, represented by scientists  Read more...

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