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The Road to Stockholm: Nobel Prizes, Science, and Scientists
What sort of scientists become Nobel laureates? How are they chosen? Are there features common to them, and to their prize-winning research? Questions like these have long intrigued István Hargittai; seeking answers, he began interviewing Nobel laureates about their careers. For this book he interviewed some 70 laureates and about 70 other distinguished scientists. Written for a general readership, The Road to Stockholm illuminates the nature of scientific discovery, the Nobel Prize selection process, the factors common to award-winning research, and the effects of the Nobel Prize on science itself. Here are stories of scientists who overcame adversity and eventually won the prize; insights into the importance of the laureate’s mentor in earlier life and of the location where prize-winning research is carried out; and a variety of responses to the question, What first turned you on to science? No less fascinating are the well-publicized examples of deserving (in many eyes) scientists who were not awarded the Nobel Prize.
Innovation Frontiers in Industrial Chemistry: A Report on the Third Annual CHF-SCI Innovation Day, Warren G. Schlinger Symposium
Transmutations: Alchemy in Art, Selected Works from the Eddleman and Fisher Collections at CHF
Master Mind: The Rise and Fall of Fritz Haber, the Nobel Laureate Who Launched the Age of Chemical Warfare
Research Frontiers for the Chemical Industry: Report on the Fifth Annual CHF-SCI Innovaiton Day Warren G. Schlesinger Symposium: 18 September 2008
Structures of Life
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