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Author Fahy, Declan, author.

Title The new celebrity scientists : out of the lab and into the limelight / Declan Fahy.

Publication Info. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    509.22 FAH    Available
Description ix, 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-267) and index.
Contents A brief history of scientific celebrity -- The paradoxical fame of Stephen Hawking -- Richard Dawkins's image problem -- Steven Pinker's academic stardom -- The political celebrity of Stephen Jay Gould -- Fame and the female scientist : Susan Greenfield -- The reluctant fame of James Lovelock -- The charming stardom of Brian Greene -- Neil DeGrasse Tyson's star quality -- A new scientific elite.
Subject Scientists -- Biography
Added Title Celebrity scientists
ISBN 9781442233423 (cloth : alk. paper)
1442233427 (cloth : alk. paper)

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