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Scientific American triumph of discovery : a chronicle of great adventures in science / foreword by John H. Gibbons.

Scientific American, inc. (Added Author). Snyder, Solomon H., 1938- (Added Author). Eisdorfer, Carl. (Added Author). Mann, Jonathan M. (Added Author). deWaal, Frans B.M. (Added Author). Sabloff, Jeremy A. (Added Author). Trimble, Virginia. (Added Author). Turner, Michael S. (Added Author). Pimm, Stuart L. (Stuart Leonard) (Added Author). Restak, Richard. (Added Author). Weinberg, Robert A. (Added Author). Firor, John. (Added Author). Hellman, Martin E. (Added Author). Marx, Gary T. (Added Author). Padian, Kevin. (Added Author). Bolt, Bruce A., 1930-2005 (Added Author). Commoner, Barry, 1917-2012 (Added Author). Nelkin, Dorothy. (Added Author). Eldredge, Niles. (Added Author). Raven, Peter H. (Added Author). Wilkes, Garrison. (Added Author). Davidson, Ronald C. (Added Author). Rosenberg, Steven A. (Added Author). Cavalli-Sforza, L. L. (Luigi Luca), 1922-2018 (Added Author). Thurow, Lester C. (Added Author). Gardner, Howard (Added Author). Kornhaber, Mindy L. (Added Author). Lightfoot, David, 1945- (Added Author). Townes, Charles H. (Added Author). Churchland, Patricia. (Added Author). Churchland, Paul. (Added Author). Alkon, Daniel L. (Added Author). Hoffmann, Roald. (Added Author). Markle, Ralph C. (Added Author). Earle, Sylvia A., 1935- (Added Author). Ponnamperuma, Cyril, 1923- (Added Author). Johanson, Donald C. (Added Author). Weinberg, Steven. (Added Author). Wysession, Michael E. (Added Author). Ehrlich, Anne H. (Added Author). Ehrlich, Paul R. (Added Author). Silk, Joseph, 1942- (Added Author). Cech, Thomas (Added Author). Hut, Piet, 1952- (Added Author). Sussman, Gerald Jay. (Added Author). Weinrich, James D. (Added Author). Hobson, J. Allan, 1933- (Added Author). Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996 (Added Author). Cava, Robert J. (Added Author). Sabiston, Jr., David C. (Added Author). Branscomb, Lewis M., 1926- (Added Author). Gallo, Robert C. (Added Author). Streicher, Howard Z. (Added Author). Wiesel, Torsten. (Added Author).
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Henry Holt reference book.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 500 SCI (Text) 78731000095473 Storage Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 500 SCI (Text) 31951002704671 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0805035516
  • Physical Description: xviii, 254 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 1995.

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General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Addiction: Chemistry of desire / Solomon H. Snyder -- Aging: Not getting any younger / Carl Eisdorfer -- AIDS: The pandemic spreads / Jonathan M. Mann -- Animal behavior: The liveliest aspect of all that lives / Frans B. M. deWaal -- Archaeology: Digging into the past / Jeremy A. Sabloff -- Astronomy and astrophysics: Observing the universe / Virginia Trimble -- Beyond the Big Bang: In the beginning / Michael S. Turner -- Biological extinction: Disappearing species / Stuart L. Pimm -- The brain: Sense from nonsense / Richard Restak -- Cancer: An ancient legacy / Robert A. Weinberg -- Climate change: Rhythm of the earth / John Firor -- Cryptography: Sending secret messages / Martin E. Hellman -- Data superhighways: The road to the future / Gary T. Marx -- Dinosaurs: The life and death of the dinosaurs / Kevin Padian -- Earthquakes: Great shakes / Bruce A. Bolt -- Energy conservation: Making things work better / Barry Commoner -- Ethics of research: Conduct and consequences / Dorothy Nelkin.
Subject: Science.
Scientific American.

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