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Paul Callaghan - Luminous Moments

Paul Callaghan - Luminous Moments
  

A moving selection of Sir Paul Callaghan's writing, offering eloquent narratives that will endure in this country's literature. This first BWB Text - short digital-only works - includes a foreword from his daughter Catherine Callaghan.

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ISBN 9781927131800
Published 2 March 2013 by Bridget Williams Books
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Callaghan, Paul
Foreword by Callaghan, Catherine
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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ISBN-13 9781927131800
ISBN-10 1927131804
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Bridget Williams Books
Imprint BWB Texts
Publication Date 2 March 2013
International Publication Date 11 March 2014
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format EPUB ebook – 1st edition
Edition 1st
Author(s) By Callaghan, Paul
Foreword by Callaghan, Catherine
Category Biography & Autobiography
Biography & Autobiography: General
Biography & Autobiography: Science, Technology & Engineering
Science: General Issues
Physics
Electricity, Magnetism & Electromagnetism
Family & Other Relationships: General
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Autobiography: Science, Technology & Medical
ONIX Text General/trade
Number of Pages 94
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Dewey Code 538.362092
Catalogue Code 490029

Description of this Electronic Book

Acknowledged internationally for his ground-breaking scientific research in the field of magnetic resonance, Sir Paul Callaghan was a scientist and visionary with a rare gift for promoting science to a wide audience. He was named New Zealander of the Year in 2011. His death in early 2012 robbed New Zealand of an inspirational leader.

Paul Callaghan: Luminous Moments brings together some of his most significant writing. Whether he describes his childhood in Wanganui, reflects on discovering the beauty of science, sets out New Zealand's future potential or discusses the experience of fatherhood, Sir Paul Callaghan offers eloquent narratives that will endure in this country's literature. Meeting with the cancer that ended his life, he documents for us all ways of living well in the face of illness. As his daughter Catherine writes in her moving foreword: 'He became his own scientific experiment.'

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Author's Bio

Sir Paul Callaghan was born in Wanganui in August 1947 and died in Wellington in March 2012. He received international recognition for his scientific research in the field of nuclear magnetic resonance. In 2001 he became the thirty-sixth New Zealander to be made a Fellow of the Royal Society. In 2011 he was named New Zealander of the Year for his outstanding leadership for more than thirty years as a scientist, teacher, visionary and communicator.

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