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The Scientific 100

Biography & autobiography


by
John Simmons and Lynda Simmons

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 504 pages

File size: 4.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Who are the great scientists throughout the ages, and what exactly did they do to earn their importance? From Archimedes to Newton to Einstein to Hawking, The Scientific 100 provides the fascinating answers. Vivid biographical sketches chronicle the lives and accomplishments of the world’s preeminent scientists. And in the tradition of the Citadel Press 100 Series, they are ranked provocatively in order of influence–an inspiration for lively discussion.

This unique volume is a browser’s treasure trove and a handy reference for the general reader.

John Simmons has been associated with Current Biography for more than fifteen years. He has written frequently about Nobel laureates in science. A member of the New York Academy of Sciences, he divides his time between New York City and Paris.

Who are the great scientists throughout the ages, and what exactly did they do to earn their importance? From Archimedes to Newton to Einstein to Hawking, The Scientific 100 provides the fascinating answers. Vivid biographical sketches chronicle the lives and accomplishments of the world’s preeminent scientists. And in the tradition of the Citadel Press 100 Series, they are ranked provocatively in order of influence–an inspiration for lively discussion.

This unique… (more)

Who are the great scientists throughout the ages, and what exactly did they do to earn their importance? From Archimedes to Newton to Einstein to Hawking, The Scientific 100 provides the fascinating answers. Vivid biographical sketches chronicle the lives and accomplishments of the world’s preeminent scientists. And in the tradition of the Citadel Press 100 Series, they are ranked provocatively in order of influence–an inspiration for lively discussion.

This unique volume is a browser’s treasure trove and a handy reference for the general reader.

John Simmons has been associated with Current Biography for more than fifteen years. He has written frequently about Nobel laureates in science. A member of the New York Academy of Sciences, he divides his time between New York City and Paris.

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