The Cambridge Dictionary of Scientists

The Cambridge Dictionary of Scientists

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ISBN13: 9780521567183
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The Cambridge Dictionary of Scientists is an invaluable one-stop reference book for anyone wanting a quick but reliable account of the life and work of those whose contributions have changed the course of science throughout history. This alphabetically organized, illustrated biographical dictionary covers over 1300 key scientists from more than 38 countries whose work has helped shape modern science. Fields covered include physics, chemistry, biology, geology, astronomy, mathematics, medicine, meteorology and technology - and special attention is paid to those pioneer women whose achievements and example opened the way to scientific careers for their fellow women. Interspersed with illustrations in the form of diagrams, maps and tables, and with special panel features, this book is a clear and accessible guide to the world's prominent scientific personalities.

Type Book
Number Of Pages 399
Item Height 222 mm
Item Width 19 mm
Item Weight 415 Gram
Product Dimensions 19 x 222 x 133
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Format Paperback | 399

'I thoroughly recommend this dictionary to anyone indexing in the sciences. Its small size belies its usefulness.' Sidelights