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Science in the early twentieth century : an encyclopedia

Author: Jacob Darwin Hamblin
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2005.
Series: ABC-CLIO's history of science series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The first A-Z resource on the history of science from 1900 to 1950 examining the dynamic between science and the social, political, and cultural forces of the era."--Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
History
Additional Physical Format: Science in the early twentieth century
(DLC) 2004026328
(OCoLC)56942672
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Darwin Hamblin
ISBN: 9781849722988 1849722986 1851096701 9781851096701 128071333X 9781280713330
OCLC Number: 234078217
Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 399 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: A --
Academy of Sciences of the USSR --
Age of the Earth --
Amino Acids --
Anthropology --
Antibiotics --
Arrhenius, Svante --
Artificial Elements --
Astronomical Observatories --
Astrophysics --
Atomic Bomb --
Atomic Energy Commission --
Atomic Structure --
B --
Bateson, William --
Becquerel, Henri --
Big Bang --
Biochemistry --
Biometry --
Birth Control --
Bjerknes, Vilhelm --
Boas, Franz --
Bohr, Niels --
Boltwood, Bertram --
Bragg, William Henry --
Brain Drain --
C --
Cancer --
Carbon Dating --
Cavendish Laboratory --
Chadwick, James --
Chandrasekhar, Subrahmanyan --
Chemical Warfare --
Cherenkov, Pavel --
Chromosomes --
Cloud Chamber --
Cockcroft, John --
Cold War --
Colonialism --
Compton, Arthur Holly --
Computers --
Conservation --
Continental Drift --
Cosmic Rays --
Cosmology --
Crime Detection --
Curie, Marie --
Cybernetics --
Cyclotron --
D --
Davisson, Clinton --
Debye, Peter --
Determinism --
DNA --
E --
Earth Structure --
Ecology --
Eddington, Arthur Stanley --
Ehrlich, Paul --
Einstein, Albert --
Electronics --
Elitism --
Embryology --
Endocrinology --
Espionage --
Eugenics --
Evolution --
Extraterrestrial Life --
F --
Federation of Atomic Scientists --
Fermi, Enrico --
Fission --
Franck, James --
Freud, Sigmund --
G --
Game Theory --
Gamow, George --
Genetics --
Geology --
Geophysics --
Gödel, Kurt --
Great Depression --
Gutenberg, Beno --
H --
Haber, Fritz --
Haeckel, Ernst --
Hahn, Otto --
Haldane, John Burdon Sanderson --
Hale, George Ellery --
Heisenberg, Werner --
Hertzsprung, Ejnar --
Hiroshima and Nagasaki --
Hormones --
Hubble, Edwin --
Human Experimentation --
I --
Industry --
Intelligence Testing --
International Cooperation --
International Research Council --
J --
Jeffreys, Harold --
Johannsen, Wilhelm --
Joliot, Frédéric, and Irène Joliot-Curie --
Jung, Carl --
Just, Ernest Everett --
K --
Kaiser Wilhelm Society --
Kammerer, Paul --
Kapteyn, Jacobus --
Koch, Robert --
Kurchatov, Igor --
L --
Lawrence, Ernest --
Leakey, Louis --
Leavitt, Henrietta Swan --
Light --
Lowell, Percival --
Loyalty --
Lysenko, Trofim --
M --
Manhattan Project --
Marconi, Guglielmo --
Marine Biology --
Mathematics --
McClintock, Barbara --
Mead, Margaret --
Medicine --
Meitner, Lise --
Mental Health --
Mental Retardation --
Meteorology --
Microbiology --
Millikan, Robert A. --
Missing Link --
Mohorovicic, Andrija --
Morgan, Thomas Hunt --
Mutation --
N --
National Academy of Sciences --
National Bureau of Standards --
National Science Foundation --
Nationalism --
Nazi Science --
Nobel Prize --
Nutrition --
O --
Oceanic Expeditions --
Oceanography --
Office of Naval Research --
Oort, Jan Hendrik --
Origin of Life --
P --
Patronage --
Pavlov, Ivan --
Peking Man --
Penicillin --
Pesticides --
Philosophy of Science --
Physics --
Piaget, Jean --
Pickering's Harem --
Piltdown Hoax --
Planck, Max --
Polar Expeditions --
Popper, Karl --
Psychoanalysis --
Psychology --
Public Health --
Q --
Quantum Mechanics --
Quantum Theory --
R --
Race --
Radar --
Radiation Protection --
Radio Astronomy --
Radioactivity --
Raman, Chandrasekhara Venkata --
Rediscovery of Mendel --
Relativity --
Religion --
Richter Scale --
Rockets --
Royal Society of London --
Russell, Bertrand --
Rutherford, Ernest --
S --
Schrödinger, Erwin --
Science Fiction --
Scientism --
Scopes Trial --
Seismology --
Shapley, Harlow --
Simpson, George Gaylord --
Skinner, Burrhus Frederic --
Social Progress --
Social Responsibility --
Solvay Conferences --
Soviet Science --
Sverdrup, Harald --
Szilard, Leo --
T --
Technocracy --
Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre --
Thomson, Joseph John --
Turing, Alan --
U --
Uncertainty Principle --
Uranium --
Urey, Harold --
V --
Vavilov, Sergei --
Venereal Disease --
Von Laue, Max --
Vygotsky, Lev --
W --
Wegener, Alfred --
Women --
World War I --
World War II --
Wright, Sewall --
X --
X-rays --
Y --
Yukawa, Hideki.
Series Title: ABC-CLIO's history of science series.
Other Titles: Credo Reference
Science in the early 20th century
Responsibility: Jacob Darwin Hamblin.
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