Larousse Dictionary of Scientists

Larousse Dictionary of Scientists

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This book describes the lives and work of scientists, giving an insight into the background and personalities which have shaped our history and our future, combining biographical detail with a concise synopsis of their main achievements. Subjects have been drawn internationally from the fields of the natural sciences, mathematics and technology, ranging from early philosophers to engineers, and including all Nobel prizewinners in the scientific disciplines (physics, chemistry and physiology or medicine). There are over 2200 entries with detailed biographies written by specialists. The book is fully cross-referenced, with an index relating scientists to the concepts and discoveries associated with them.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 704 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • CHAMBERS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • index
  • 0550160523
  • 9780550160522