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British Scientists of the Twentieth Century

ISBN 9780415474535
Published October 23, 2008 by Routledge
372 Pages

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Book 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.


Table of 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

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