The Resource A century of Nature : twenty-one discoveries that changed science and the world, edited by Laura Garwin & Tim Lincoln ; with a foreword by Steven Weinberg

A century of Nature : twenty-one discoveries that changed science and the world, edited by Laura Garwin & Tim Lincoln ; with a foreword by Steven Weinberg

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A century of Nature : twenty-one discoveries that changed science and the world
Title
A century of Nature
Title remainder
twenty-one discoveries that changed science and the world
Statement of responsibility
edited by Laura Garwin & Tim Lincoln ; with a foreword by Steven Weinberg
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Subject
Language
eng
Title
A century of nature
Contributor
Summary
A survey of the century's most important discoveries in the "natural" world covers twenty-one discoveries that reshaped the human landscape, including the discovery of neutrons, the DNA helix, the hole in the ozone layer, and the first planet found outside this solar system. Simultaneous. (Biology & Natural History)
Subject
Genre
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265685
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
500
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
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twenty-one discoveries that changed science and the world
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twenty-one discoveries that changed science and the world
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edited by Laura Garwin & Tim Lincoln ; with a foreword by Steven Weinberg
Label
A century of Nature : twenty-one discoveries that changed science and the world, edited by Laura Garwin & Tim Lincoln ; with a foreword by Steven Weinberg
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • HOU-CEN
  • NED-MEH
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3
  • Atom completed
  • Maurice Goldhaber
  • 37
  • 4
  • Superfluidity: a new state of matter
  • Allan Griffin
  • 49
  • 5
  • From nuclear physics to nuclear weapons
  • 1
  • Joseph Rotblat
  • 61
  • 6
  • Double helix
  • Sydney Brenner
  • 73
  • 7
  • Dawn of structural biology
  • Gregory A. Petsko
  • 85
  • Raymond Dart and our African origins
  • 8
  • First laser
  • Charles H. Townes
  • 105
  • 9
  • Quasar enigma
  • Malcolm Longair
  • 115
  • 10
  • Seafloor magnetism and drifting continents
  • C. K. Brain
  • Dan McKenzie
  • 129
  • 11
  • Stellar timekeepers
  • Joseph H. Taylor
  • 145
  • 12
  • Viruses reverse the genetic flow
  • Robin A. Weiss
  • 165
  • 1
  • 13
  • Images of body and brain
  • Marcus E. Raichle
  • 187
  • 14
  • Journey to the T cell
  • Jonathan C. Howard
  • 201
  • 15
  • Molecular switches for "animal electricity"
  • 2
  • Fred J. Sigworth
  • 215
  • 16
  • DNA sequencing: the silent revolution
  • Peter Little
  • 231
  • 17
  • Blueprint of animals revealed
  • Gines Morata
  • 259
  • Electrons make waves
  • 18
  • A hole in Earth's shield
  • Richard S. Stolarski
  • 281
  • 19
  • Carbon cages and carbon tubes
  • Philip Ball
  • 299
  • 20
  • Seeking other solar systems
  • Akira Tonomura
  • Gordon A. H. Walker
  • 313
  • 21
  • Dolly!
  • Davor Solter
  • 333
  • 21
Control code
ocm52559081
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 360 pages
Isbn
9780226284132
Lccn
2003014899
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
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u809489
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52559081
  • (Sirsi) a809489

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