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Author Snyder, Laura J.

Title The philosophical breakfast club : four remarkable friends who transformed science and changed the world / Laura J. Snyder.

Imprint New York : Broadway Books, c2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    509.2241 SNY    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    509.2241 SNY    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 439 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [412]-428) and index.
Contents Inventing the scientist -- Waterworks -- Philosophical breakfasts -- Experimental lives -- Mechanical toys -- Dismal science -- The great battle -- Mapping the world -- A divine programmer -- Sciences of shadow and light -- Angels and fairies -- New worlds -- Nature decoded -- Endings -- A new horizon.
Subject Jones, Richard, 1790-1855.
Whewell, William, 1794-1866.
Herschel, John F. W. (John Frederick William), 1792-1871.
Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871.
Science -- Philosophy.
Scientists -- Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Scientists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
ISBN 0307716171 (eISBN)
9780767930482 (hbk.)
0767930487 (hbk.)
9780307716170 (eISBN)

 
    
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