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Author Hellman, Hal, 1927-

Title Great feuds in science : ten disputes that shaped the world / by Hal Hellman.

Imprint New York : Barnes & Noble, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  509.22 H368g 2007    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xv, 240 pages ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-228) and index.
Contents Urban VIII versus Galileo: an unequal contest -- Wallis versus Hobbes: squaring the circle -- Newton versus Leibniz: a clash of titans -- Voltaire versus Needham: the generation controversy -- Darwin's bulldog versus Soapy Sam: evolution wars -- Lord Kelvin versus geologists and biologists: the age of the Earth -- Cope versus Marsh: the fossil feud -- Wegener versus everybody: continental drift -- Johanson versus the Leakeys: the missing link -- Derek Freeman versus Margaret Mead: nature versus nurture.
Subject Science -- History.
Scientists -- Social aspects -- History.
Vendetta -- Case studies.
Science. (OCoLC)fst01108176
Scientists -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01108931
Vendetta. (OCoLC)fst01165132
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 0760792216

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