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British Scientists of the Twentieth Century

By J G Crowther

Routledge – 2009 – 332 pages

Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

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    978-0-415-47453-5
    August 18th 2008

Description

Following on from British Scientists of the Nineteenth Century, this volume covers six eminent British scientists whose work and personality have not receded into the same depth of perspective as their predecessors of the Nineteenth Century, but the tremendous changes following the two world wars have already cut them off sharply from this generation.

Contents

  1. Joseph John Thomson, 1865-1940. 2 Ernest Rutherford, 1871-1937. 3 James Hopwood Jeans, 1877-1946. 4 Arthur Stanley Eddington, 1882- 1944. 5 Frederick Gowland Hopkins, 1861-1947. 6 William Bateson, 1861-1926. Bibliography. Index

Name: British Scientists of the Twentieth Century (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By J G Crowther. Following on from British Scientists of the Nineteenth Century, this volume covers six eminent British scientists whose work and personality have not receded into the same depth of perspective as their predecessors of the Nineteenth Century, but the...
Categories: History of Science & Technology, Philosophy of Science