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The Resource Science : a history of discovery in the twentieth century, [edited by] Trevor I. Williams

Science : a history of discovery in the twentieth century, [edited by] Trevor I. Williams

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Science : a history of discovery in the twentieth century
Title
Science
Title remainder
a history of discovery in the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Trevor I. Williams
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Williams, Trevor Illtyd
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  • Science
  • Technology
  • Science
  • Technology
Label
Science : a history of discovery in the twentieth century, [edited by] Trevor I. Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"An Equinox book"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 250) and index
Contents
1900-1914 : the individual genius. Inventors of the future ; New specialties and connections ; The new physics -- 1914-1929 : the corporate spirit. War, pictures and plastics ; Toward modern medicine ; The expanding universe -- 1929-1945 : the liberation of energy. Power for industry and war ; The victory of chemotherapy ; Splitting the atom -- 1945-1960 : the universal panacea. The advent of electronics ; The secrets of heredity ; Big science -- 1960-1973 : The giant leap. The space age ; High-tech medicine ; Quarks, lasers and satellites -- 1973-1989 : the hidden costs. The computer-driven world ; The limits of progress ; Science : necessity or luxury?
Control code
ocm21763688
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780195208436
Lccn
90039705
Note
  • .
  • Sci. Dept. h
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
Science : a history of discovery in the twentieth century, [edited by] Trevor I. Williams
Publication
Note
"An Equinox book"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 250) and index
Contents
1900-1914 : the individual genius. Inventors of the future ; New specialties and connections ; The new physics -- 1914-1929 : the corporate spirit. War, pictures and plastics ; Toward modern medicine ; The expanding universe -- 1929-1945 : the liberation of energy. Power for industry and war ; The victory of chemotherapy ; Splitting the atom -- 1945-1960 : the universal panacea. The advent of electronics ; The secrets of heredity ; Big science -- 1960-1973 : The giant leap. The space age ; High-tech medicine ; Quarks, lasers and satellites -- 1973-1989 : the hidden costs. The computer-driven world ; The limits of progress ; Science : necessity or luxury?
Control code
ocm21763688
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780195208436
Lccn
90039705
Note
  • .
  • Sci. Dept. h
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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