The Resource Great feuds in science : ten of the liveliest disputes ever, Hal Hellman

Great feuds in science : ten of the liveliest disputes ever, Hal Hellman

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Great feuds in science : ten of the liveliest disputes ever
Title
Great feuds in science
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ten of the liveliest disputes ever
Statement of responsibility
Hal Hellman
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An accomplished science writer narrates the dramatic stories of science's ten greatest controversies, sometimes lasting centuries and the discoveries they inspired, and shows how such clashes of ideas and personalities propel science forward
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Also available as an electronic book via the World Wide Web to institutions affiliated with NetLibrary, Inc.
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1927-
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Hellman, Hal
Dewey number
509/.2/2
Index
index present
LC call number
Q125
LC item number
.H5574 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Science
  • Scientists
  • Vendetta
  • Wetenschapsdynamica
  • Theorieën
  • Conflicten
  • Natuurwetenschappen
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Great feuds in science : ten of the liveliest disputes ever, Hal Hellman
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-228) and index
Contents
Urban VIII versus Galileo: an unequal contest -- Wallis versus Hobbes: squaring the circle -- Newton versus Leibniz: a clash of titans -- Voltaire versus Needham: the generation controversy -- Darwin's bulldog versus Soapy Sam: evolution wars -- Lord Kelvin versus geologists and biologists: the age of the Earth -- Cope versus Marsh: the fossil feud -- Wegener versus everybody: continental drift -- Johanson versus the Leakeys: the missing link -- Derek Freeman versus Margaret Mead: nature versus nurture
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 240 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1021233394
Label
Great feuds in science : ten of the liveliest disputes ever, Hal Hellman
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-228) and index
Contents
Urban VIII versus Galileo: an unequal contest -- Wallis versus Hobbes: squaring the circle -- Newton versus Leibniz: a clash of titans -- Voltaire versus Needham: the generation controversy -- Darwin's bulldog versus Soapy Sam: evolution wars -- Lord Kelvin versus geologists and biologists: the age of the Earth -- Cope versus Marsh: the fossil feud -- Wegener versus everybody: continental drift -- Johanson versus the Leakeys: the missing link -- Derek Freeman versus Margaret Mead: nature versus nurture
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 240 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1021233394

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