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Canadian scientists and inventors : biographies of people who shaped our world

Author: Harry Black
Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Pembroke Publishers, ©2008
Series: desLibris., Books collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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More than 200 years of profiles and discoveries that range from apples to BlackBerrys, from steamships to jet engines, from vaccines to lasers are covered. They reflect the significant milestones in 5 major areas - communication, discovery, electronics, health, and transportation.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Black
ISBN: 9781551388182 1551388189
OCLC Number: 755882776
Description: 1 online resource (216 pages) : illustrations, portraits, digital file
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction: People Who Shaped Our World""; ""Sidney Altman: Research Scientist: RNA Research""; ""Frederick Banting and Charles Best: Medical Researchers: Discovery of Insulin""; ""Alexander Graham Bell: Inventor: Telephone, Transportation Technologies""; ""Tom Bolton: Astronomer: Discovery of the First Black Hole""; ""Armand Bombardier: Inventor: The Snowmobile""; ""Roberta Bondar: Astronaut, Neurobiologist: Medical Research, Space Exploration""; ""Bertram Brockhouse: Research Scientist: Invention of Neutron Spectrometer"" ""Harriet Brooks: Research Scientist: Research in Radioactivity, Co-discovery of Radon""""Eli Franklin Burton: Inventor: The Electron Microscope""; ""Samuel Cunard: Entrepreneur: Commercial Transatlantic Steamship Travel""; ""George Edouard Desbarats and William Leggo: Inventors: Halftone Printing Process and Photojournalism""; ""Leone Farrell: Research Scientist: Mass Production of Polio Vaccine""; ""Charles Fenerty: Inventor: Newsprint from Wood Fibres""; ""Reginald Aubrey Fessenden: Inventor: Radio and Electronic Communication"" ""Sandford Fleming: Inventor: Transcontinental Railway, Standard Time System""""Jim Floyd: Design Engineer: Avro Arrow Fighter/Interceptor Aircraft""; ""Abraham Gesner: Inventor: Kerosene and the Petrochemical Industry""; ""Gerhard Herzberg: Research Scientist: Molecular Research of Free Radicals""; ""Donald Hings: Inventor: The Walkie-Talkie""; ""Helen Sawyer Hogg: Astronomer: Specializing in Variable Stars""; ""David Hubel: Medical Researcher: How Visual Information is Received by the Brain""; ""Charles Huggins: Medical Researcher: Hormones for Cancer Treatment"" ""Harold Johns: Research Scientist: Cobalt Bomb for Cancer Treatment""""Har Gobind Khorana: Medical Researcher: Genetic Code of DNA Molecule""; ""Mike Lazaridis: Inventor: The BlackBerry""; ""Rudolph Marcus: Research Scientist: Electron Transfer in Chemical Reactions""; ""Maud Menten: Research Scientist: Theory of Enzyme Kinetics""; ""John Cunningham McLennan: Research Scientist: Commercial Production of Helium""; ""James Naismith: Inventor: Sport of Basketball""; ""Daniel David Palmer: Innovator: Chiropractics""; ""John Patch: Inventor: Screw Propeller for Ships"" ""John Polanyi: Research Scientist: Chemical Laser Research""""Charles Saunders: Research Scientist: Development of Marquis Wheat""; ""Arthur Schawlow: Research Scientist: Laser Spectroscopy, Co-Invention of the Laser""; ""Michael Smith: Research Scientist: Mutations of DNA""; ""William Stephenson: Inventor: Transmission of Photographs by Radio Waves""; ""David Suzuki: Research Scientist: Genetics, Environmental Activism""; ""Henry Taube: Research Scientist: Electron Transfer in Metals""; ""Richard Taylor: Research Scientist: Exploring the Structure of the Atom""
Series Title: desLibris., Books collection.
Responsibility: Harry Black.
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More than 200 years of profiles and discoveries that range from apples to BlackBerrys, from steamships to jet engines, from vaccines to lasers are covered. They reflect the significant milestones in 5 major areas - communication, discovery, electronics, health, and transportation.

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