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The Cambridge dictionary of scientists

Author: David Millar, (Geophysicist)
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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From Ernst Abbe, a 19th-century German physicist, to Vladimir Zworykin, the 20th-century Russian inventor, this dictionary contains some 1,500 entries detailing the achievements of scientists in a variety of fields.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Biography
History
Biographies
Biography Dictionaries
Biographie
Biographie Verzeichnis
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Millar, (Geophysicist)
ISBN: 052180602X 9780521806022 0521000629 9780521000628
OCLC Number: 48571690
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 428 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: A-Z dictionary --
Chronology --
Nobel Prizewinners in science --
Winners of the fields medal for mathematics.
Responsibility: David Millar [and others].
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