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By John Daintith

New version of a extremely popular Reference

As the 1st absolutely up to date model in nearly a decade, this entire compendium brings jointly 2400 scientists who've made very important contributions to the extensive international of technology. instead of a Who’s-Who kind laundry checklist, this easy source offers crucial biographical info and makes a speciality of medical fulfillment. certainly, it's as a lot a booklet approximately technology because it is set the amazing scientists who include the sphere.

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 number of those who have made very important contributions to engineering, know-how, anthropology, psychology, and philosophy. together with 29 illustrations of key medical suggestions and discoveries, this definitive assortment additionally includes precious assets comparable to a pronunciation advisor, move references, quotations, a topic index, timeline of key medical occasions, and checklist of necessary Websites.

Contains extra Biographies than different Comparably Sized Titles

Written through a famous authority within the box, the basic prose eases readers into refined innovations, like summary arithmetic and sleek theoretical physics. The booklet highlights all Nobel Prize winners and renowned scientists corresponding to Keith Campbell, Ian Wilmut, and John Nash. Compiled in A-Z sort, this paintings is the authoritative quantity of its style with greater than two hundred new entries in its newest edition.

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