The Life of James Clerk Maxwell (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from The Life of James Clerk Maxwell The Life of James Clerk Maxwell was written by Lewis Campbell William Garnett in 1882. This is a 719 page book, containing 214420 words and 119 pictures. Search Inside is enabled for this title. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally…

Singularly Unfeminine Profession, A: One Woman’s Journey In Physics

In 1981 Mary K Gaillard became the first woman on the physics faculty at the University of California at Berkeley. Her career as a theoretical physicist spanned the period from the inception – in the late 1960s and early 1970s – of what is now known as the Standard Model of particle physics and its experimental confirmation, culminating with the discovery of the Higgs particle in 2012. A Singularly Unfeminine Profession recounts Gaillard’s experiences as a woman in a very male-dominated…

Pioneers Of Medicine Without A Nobel Prize

This book brings together in one volume 15 discoveries that have had a great impact upon medical science and the practice of medicine during the 20th and early 21st centuries but where the scientists involved have not yet been awarded a Nobel Prize. Its overall aim is to publicize the achievements of these lesser-known heroes of our time and thereby entertain the reader, whether medical student or professor.

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