Cambridge scientific minds [E-Book] / edited by Peter Harman and Simon Mitton.
Harman, P. M., (editor)
Mitton, Simon, (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002
1 online resource (viii, 343 pages)
englisch
9781107590137
9780521781008
9780521786126
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Table of Contents:
  • William Gilbert /
  • Stephen Pumfrey
  • William Harvey /
  • Andrew Cunningham
  • Isaac Newton: creator of the Cambridge scientific tradition /
  • Rupert Hall
  • William Whewell: a Cambridge historian and philosopher of science /
  • Richard Yeo
  • Adam Sedgwick: a confident mind in turmoil /
  • David Oldroyd
  • Charles Babbage: science and reform /
  • Anthony Hyman
  • Charles Darwin /
  • Peter J. Bowler
  • Stokes and Kelvin, Cambridge and Glasgow, light and heat /
  • David B. Wilson
  • James Clerk Maxwell /
  • Simon Schaffer
  • Duo from Trinity: A.N. Whitehead and Bertrand Russell on the foundations of mathematics, 1895-1925 /
  • Ivor Grattan-Guinness
  • Thomson, Rutherford and atomic physics at the Cavendish
  • /
  • Brian Pippard
  • Hopkins and biochemistry /
  • Harmke Kamminga
  • Charles Sherrington, E.D. Adrian, and Henry Dale: the Cambridge Physiological Laboratory and the physiology of the nervous system /
  • E.M. Tansey
  • Hardy and Littlewood /
  • Robin J. Wilson
  • Arthur Stanley Eddington /
  • Malcolm Lonair
  • Paul Dirac: a quantum genius /
  • Helge Kragh
  • Alan Turing /
  • Andrew Hodges
  • Francis Crick and James Watson /
  • Robert Olby
  • Mary Cartwright /
  • Tom Korner
  • Joseph Needham /
  • Gregory Blue
  • Molecular biology in Cambridge /
  • M.F. Perutz
  • Discovery of pulsars-prelude and aftermath /
  • Anthony Hewish
  • Stephen W. Hawking /
  • Simon Mitton.