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Makers of western science : the works and words of 24 visionaries from Copernicus to Watson and Crick / Todd Timmons.

By: Timmons, Todd.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland & Co., c2012Description: vi, 218 p. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780786460618 (softcover : alk. paper); 078646061X (softcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Scientists -- Europe (Western) -- Biography | Science -- Europe (Western) -- History | Scientists -- United States -- Biography | Science -- United States -- History | Scientists -- Biography | Science -- HistoryDDC classification: Summary: "Non-scientists often perceive science as a dry, boring vocation pursued by dry, boring people. Science has actually been the product of fascinating people seeking to explain the world around them. Part biography, part history, this work reveals the personalities behind the world's most significant scientific discoveries, providing a fascinating new perspective on this human endeavor"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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