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By John Daintith

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As the 1st absolutely up-to-date model in virtually a decade, this finished compendium brings jointly 2400 scientists who've made very important contributions to the huge international of technological know-how. instead of a Who’s-Who kind laundry record, this elementary source presents crucial biographical details and makes a speciality of medical fulfillment. certainly, it's as a lot a ebook approximately technological know-how because it is set the amazing scientists who contain the sector.

Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists, 3rd Edition concentrates at the 'traditional natural’ sciences of physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, and the earth sciences. It additionally covers medication and arithmetic and encompasses a choice of those who have made vital contributions to engineering, know-how, anthropology, psychology, and philosophy. together with 29 illustrations of key medical thoughts and discoveries, this definitive assortment additionally includes worthwhile assets resembling a pronunciation consultant, pass references, quotations, an issue index, timeline of key medical occasions, and checklist of important Websites.

Contains extra Biographies than different Comparably Sized Titles

Written by way of a well-known authority within the box, the easy prose eases readers into refined suggestions, like summary arithmetic and smooth theoretical physics. The e-book highlights all Nobel Prize winners and well known scientists resembling Keith Campbell, Ian Wilmut, and John Nash. Compiled in A-Z variety, this paintings is the authoritative quantity of its style with greater than two hundred new entries in its most up-to-date edition.

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