The Resource A Passion to know : 20 profiles in science, Allen L. Hammond, editor

A Passion to know : 20 profiles in science, Allen L. Hammond, editor

Label
A Passion to know : 20 profiles in science
Title
A Passion to know
Title remainder
20 profiles in science
Statement of responsibility
Allen L. Hammond, editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
Q141
LC item number
.P374 1984
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
Q141.P374
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hammond, Allen L
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Scientists
  • Science
  • Sciences
  • Scientifiques
  • Science
  • Scientists
Label
A Passion to know : 20 profiles in science, Allen L. Hammond, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 225-234
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : stereotypes of science / by Allen L. Hammond -- Subramanyan Chandrasekhar : quest for order / by John Tierney -- Carleton Gajdusek : outrageous ardor / by Roger Bingham -- Sheldon Glashow : the charm of physics / by Arthur Fisher -- Margaret Mead : an indomitable presence / by Boyce Rensberger -- Gerald Wasserburg : timekeeper of the solar system / by Leo Janos -- How I measured the age of the moon / by Gerald Wasserburg -- Robert Trivers : biologist of behavior / by Roger Bingham -- Kurt Gödel : master of the incomplete / by Rudy Rucker -- Bernd Heinrich : an obsession with insects / by William Jordan -- Frank Oppenheimer : on the blacklist / by Paul Preuss -- Michael McElroy : a love of the fray / by Tracy Kidder -- Barbara McClintock : the overlooked genius of genetics / by Evelyn Fox Keller -- Charles Darwin : an interview at Down House / by Roger Bingham -- Robert Wilson : lord of the rings / by Philip J. Hilts -- Herbert Simon : boundless rationality / by Patrick Tierney -- James Lovelock : inventor at large / by Roger Bingham -- Birgit Zipser : the biologist and the mud leech / by Garrett Epps -- John Wheeler : messenger at the gates of time / by Dennis Overbye -- This participatory universe / by John Wheeler -- Tuzo Wilson : earthquakes, volcanoes, and visions / by Roger Bingham -- Mark Ptashne : molecular mission / by Philip J. Hilts -- Albert Einstein : the other Einstein / by Timothy Ferris
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 240 pages, [1] leaf of plates
Isbn
9780684182094
Lccn
84016145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)11091133
Label
A Passion to know : 20 profiles in science, Allen L. Hammond, editor
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 225-234
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : stereotypes of science / by Allen L. Hammond -- Subramanyan Chandrasekhar : quest for order / by John Tierney -- Carleton Gajdusek : outrageous ardor / by Roger Bingham -- Sheldon Glashow : the charm of physics / by Arthur Fisher -- Margaret Mead : an indomitable presence / by Boyce Rensberger -- Gerald Wasserburg : timekeeper of the solar system / by Leo Janos -- How I measured the age of the moon / by Gerald Wasserburg -- Robert Trivers : biologist of behavior / by Roger Bingham -- Kurt Gödel : master of the incomplete / by Rudy Rucker -- Bernd Heinrich : an obsession with insects / by William Jordan -- Frank Oppenheimer : on the blacklist / by Paul Preuss -- Michael McElroy : a love of the fray / by Tracy Kidder -- Barbara McClintock : the overlooked genius of genetics / by Evelyn Fox Keller -- Charles Darwin : an interview at Down House / by Roger Bingham -- Robert Wilson : lord of the rings / by Philip J. Hilts -- Herbert Simon : boundless rationality / by Patrick Tierney -- James Lovelock : inventor at large / by Roger Bingham -- Birgit Zipser : the biologist and the mud leech / by Garrett Epps -- John Wheeler : messenger at the gates of time / by Dennis Overbye -- This participatory universe / by John Wheeler -- Tuzo Wilson : earthquakes, volcanoes, and visions / by Roger Bingham -- Mark Ptashne : molecular mission / by Philip J. Hilts -- Albert Einstein : the other Einstein / by Timothy Ferris
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 240 pages, [1] leaf of plates
Isbn
9780684182094
Lccn
84016145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)11091133

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