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The human side of science: Edison and Tesla, Watson and Crick, and other personal stories behind science's big ideas
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Contributors:
Wynn, Charles M., author.
Harris, Sidney, illustrator.
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Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2016.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
364 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Status:
Westbrook Adult Non-Fiction
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English
ISBN:
9781633881563, 1633881563

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Wiggins, A. W., Wynn, C. M., & Harris, S. (2016). The human side of science: Edison and Tesla, Watson and Crick, and other personal stories behind science's big ideas. Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wiggins, Arthur W, Charles M., Wynn and Sidney, Harris. 2016. The Human Side of Science: Edison and Tesla, Watson and Crick, and Other Personal Stories Behind Science's Big Ideas. Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wiggins, Arthur W, Charles M., Wynn and Sidney, Harris, The Human Side of Science: Edison and Tesla, Watson and Crick, and Other Personal Stories Behind Science's Big Ideas. Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wiggins, Arthur W., Charles M. Wynn, and Sidney Harris. The Human Side of Science: Edison and Tesla, Watson and Crick, and Other Personal Stories Behind Science's Big Ideas. Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books, 2016. Print.

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