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Science frontiers, 1946 to the present

Author: Ray Spangenburg; Diane Moser
Publisher: New York, NY : Facts on File, ©2004.
Series: Facts on File science library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a history of discoveries in the physical and life sciences from 1946 to the present, and the impact of these discoveries on current issues, such as global warming, warfare, cloning, disease, and communications.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Spangenburg; Diane Moser
ISBN: 081604855X 9780816048557
OCLC Number: 54103909
Notes: Revised edition of: The history of science from 1946 to the 1990s.
Description: xxvi, 246 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: V. 1: The birth of science, Ancient times to 1699 --
V. 2 : The rise of reason, 1700-1799 --
V. 3: The age of synthesis, 1800-1895 --
V. 4: Modern science, 1896-1945 --
V. 5 Science frontiers, 1946 to the present.
Series Title: Facts on File science library.
Responsibility: Ray Spangenburg, Diane Kit Moser.
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Discusses postwar scientific breakthroughs, increased specialization in all science, and the use of computers in research. Looking at unsolved problems in science and the new questions that arise,  Read more...

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