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Science unshackled : how obscure, abstract, seemingly useless scientific research turned out to be the basis for modern life / C. Renée James.

James, C. Renée, (author.).
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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 507.2 JAMES 2014 (Text) 39206021040751 NonFiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781421415000 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1421415003 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xvi, 198 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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A brief history of timing -- Going with the flow -- From principia to principe -- The attraction of time -- Fine tuning time -- Around the world in 80 hours (give or take) -- Identity crisis -- One strand -- Two strands -- The first rungs of the ladder -- Interchangeable pieces -- Igniting the fuse -- Breaking down, building up -- A curious boy -- Copycat -- The molecule of the year -- The genetic bread machine -- Finding a hot spot -- A universal "hot spot" -- Classic black -- A tunnel to oblivion -- Chasing wild geese -- Going wireless -- Heated debates and hot spots -- Anatomy of a successful failure -- Pick your poison -- Desperate times, desperate measures -- Barking up the right tree -- The inside story on pain -- A bitter sting -- A simple question -- The gift of the magus -- Dreaming of getting the star treatment -- Ingredients of the stars -- The sun's secret recipe -- Reading between the lines -- Through a star darkly -- The opacity project -- The iron lady and the gold standard -- The star treatment.
Subject: Science > Miscellanea.
Research > Miscellanea.
Wissenschaftspolitik.
Wissenschaftlicher Fortschritt.
Applikation.

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