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Scientific laws, principles, and theories : a reference guide

Author: Robert E Krebs
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The development of universal scientific laws, physical principles, viable theories, and testable hypotheses has a long history, one which has included many errors and many exciting breakthroughs. Students can explore that fascinating history from ancient times to the present in this unique reference collection of laws, theories, and principles related to the physical and biological scientific fields. Each entry  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Krebs, Robert E., 1922-
Scientific laws, principles, and theories.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606412288
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Krebs
ISBN: 0313309574 9780313309571
OCLC Number: 43466139
Credits: Illustrations by Rae Déjur.
Description: 402 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Abbe's theory for correcting lens distortions --
to --
Zwicky's theory for supernovas and neutron stars.
Responsibility: Robert E. Krebs ; illustrations by Rae Déjur.

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This work presents and explores historical scientific laws, physical principles, and viable theories, as well as the scientists who proposed them. Discussions of the history and development behind  Read more...

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.,."useful to high school and college science students....this book will be a good addition to science collections in libraries."-Journal of Chemical Education

 
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