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A Dictionary of Scientists

Published in print January 1999 | ISBN: 9780192800862
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191726835 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780192800862.001.0001
A Dictionary of Scientists

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From Archimedes and Copernicus to Stephen Hawking and Stephen Jay Gould, this is the most authoritative and up-to-date biographical dictionary of scientists currently available. Spanning over 2,500 years, it covers all areas of science, from physics and astronomy to medicine and ecology, including key figures in the fields of mathematics and technology. Offering clear explanations of the science itself as well as its historical significance, the dictionary includes coverage of all Nobel Laureates in physics, chemistry, physiology, and medicine.

Compact, comprehensive, and crammed full of useful facts, A Dictionary of Scientists will be an essential reference for scientists, students, and anyone with a general interest in science.

Book.  1521 pages.  444603 words. 

Subjects: Science and Mathematics

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Abbe, Cleveland (1838–1916) in A Dictionary of Scientists

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Abbe, Ernst (1840–1905) in A Dictionary of Scientists

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Abegg, Richard (1869–1910) in A Dictionary of Scientists

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Abel, Sir Frederick Augustus (1827–1902) in A Dictionary of Scientists

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Abel, John Jacob (1857–1938) in A Dictionary of Scientists

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Abel, Niels Henrik (1802–1829) in A Dictionary of Scientists

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Abelson, Philip Hauge (1913–2004) in A Dictionary of Scientists

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Adams, John Couch (1819–1892) in A Dictionary of Scientists

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Adams, Walter Sydney (1876–1956) in A Dictionary of Scientists

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Adhemar, Alphonse Joseph (1797–1862) in A Dictionary of Scientists

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