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William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science (Paperback)

By Jenkin, John

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This book is a joint biography of William and Lawrence Bragg, who reshaped science in the twentieth century with the development of X-ray crystallography, and by mentoring the mid-century discovery of the structure of DNA. Their stories are vivid examples of science teaching and ...

ISBN 9780199606702
Published 26 April 2011 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Tupaia: Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator
   

Tupaia: Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator (Hardback)

By Druett, Joan A.

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This book offers a biography of the unacknowledged Tahitian navigator who was essential to the success and eventual fame of Captain Cook's historic voyage on the Endeavour.

ISBN 9780313387487
Published 1 January 2011 by ABC-CLIO
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Beats Working for a Living: My Life as a Geologist
 

Beats Working for a Living: My Life as a Geologist (Paperback)

By Ryan, Rob; Edited by Webb, Gloria

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If, as he left his native Kenya to study forestry at Oxford, you had told Rob Ryan that five years later he would be settling in Alice Springs as the Australian Government's minerals geologist, he would have questioned your sanity. He had not even heard of Geology! But that is wh ...

ISBN 9780992323738
Published 15 August 2015 by Jabiru Publishing
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High Heels in the Tundra: My Life as a Geographer and Climatologist
  

High Heels in the Tundra: My Life as a Geographer and Climatologist (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Sanderson, Marie

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This is the story of a woman who loved her career of geographer and climatologist. Marie Sanderson writes of the intellectual stimulation she experienced as a student at the universities of Toronto, Maryland and Michigan and of the professors who inspired her. She describes the i ...

ISBN 9781440147203
Published 19 June 2009 by AUTHOR SOLUTIONS (trafford Pre
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Breast Cancer: A Soul Journey
  

Breast Cancer: A Soul Journey (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Greer, Patricia

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Breast cancer can interrupt a life and demand that we pay more attention to the way we live. In this lyrical and inviting account, Patricia Greer explores associations and images that surround her experience of the disease. A Jungian analyst, she works with metaphors and meanings ...

ISBN 9781630510879
Published 15 October 2014 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Curim Sickness Belong Eye
 

Curim Sickness Belong Eye (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Galbraith, Dick

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This book describes the important influences on the career of an eye surgeon, now retired. Dick Galbraith was head of the Eye Clinic at the Royal Melbourne Hospital for twenty two years. For twenty years he led an annual eye team to the Solomon Islands and other islands in the Pa ...

ISBN 9781631352300
Published 7 January 2016
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The Journeyman's Tale
  

The Journeyman's Tale (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By McCall, Joe

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This is the third biographical book by Dr Joe McCall, a geologist, aged 92. Entirely autobiographical ('The Pilkington Gene' and 'Full Quivers' are mixed bio- and autobiographical), this covers the years 1940-60. It commences with his call to the R.A.S.C. in WW2. In England, he h ...

ISBN 9780755215324
Published 6 February 2013 by New Generation Publishing
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Lab Girl
 

Lab Girl (Hardback)

By Jahren, Hope

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An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a longtime collaboration, in work and in life; and a stunningly fresh look at plants that will forever change how you see and think about the natural world Acclaimed scientist Hope Jahren has built three lab ...

ISBN 9781101874936
Published 5 April 2016 by Knopf Publishing Group
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Records of a Family of Engineers
 

Records of a Family of Engineers (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

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This account by the novelist and poet Robert Louis Stevenson, published posthumously in 1912, focuses particularly on his grandfather's achievements.

ISBN 9781108026611
Published 10 March 2011 by Cambridge University Press
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Series Cambridge Library Collection - Technology
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Lab Girl
  

Lab Girl (Hardback, Large type / large print edition)

By Jahren, Hope

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An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a longtime friendship; and a stunningly fresh look at plants that will forever change how you see the natural world Acclaimed scientist Hope Jahren has built three laboratories in which she s studied trees, ...

ISBN 9781410490780
Published 6 July 2016 by Thorndike Press
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