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Lives of the Scientists

Experiments, Explosions (and What the Neighbors Thought)
Krull, Kathleen (Book - 2013)
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Profiles 18 of history's most noteworthy scientists, from Zhang Heng and Isaac Newton to Albert Einstein and Barbara McClintock, sharing lesser-known facts about their favorite activities, relationships, and eccentricities.
Authors: Krull, Kathleen
Title: Lives of the scientists
experiments, explosions (and what the neighbors thought)
Publisher: Boston ;, New York :, Harcourt Children's Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,, 2013.
Characteristics: 96 pages :,color illustrations ;,27 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: Dragons and frogs : Zhang Heng
Writing on horseback : Ibn Sīnā
Full of stars
and himself : Galileo
The importance of an apple : Isaac Newton
"Promise not to call me a lunatic" : William and Caroline Herschel
Throwing up at the sight of blood : Charles Darwin
Caterpillars in the lab : Louis Pasteur
Very famous dogs : Ivan Pavlov
Science can be delicious : George Washington Carver
A blue-green glow : Marie Curie
Fooling around for eight hours a day : Albert Einstein
Cowboy songs in the dark : Edwin Hubble
Watering corn with her tears : Barbara McClintock
"Computers were more fun" : Grace Murray Hopper
Imagining surf : Rachel Carson
"A dear old friend" : Chien-Shiung Wu
"Two people are better than one" : James D. Watson and Francis Crick
From waitress to world expert : Jane Goodall.
Summary: Profiles 18 of history's most noteworthy scientists, from Zhang Heng and Isaac Newton to Albert Einstein and Barbara McClintock, sharing lesser-known facts about their favorite activities, relationships, and eccentricities.
Local Note: 6 15 53 57 109 112 118 133 143 149 151 156 172 176 182 193 198 226 231 242 243 245 250 262 263 270
Additional Contributors: Hewitt, Kathryn
ISBN: 0152059091
Statement of Responsibility: written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (page 96).
Subject Headings: Science History Juvenile literature. Scientists Biography Juvenile literature.
Topical Term: Science
Scientists
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