Scientific conversations

interviews on science from the New York times by Claudia Dreifus

Publisher: Times Books/Henry Holt in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 250 Downloads: 348
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-250).

Other titlesNew York times.
StatementClaudia Dreifus ; with a foreword by Natalie Angier.
LC ClassificationsQ141 .D74 2001, Q141 .D74 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 250 p. :
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18167176M
ISBN 100716746611
LC Control Number2001043630

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