Ordinary Geniuses: How Two Mavericks Shaped Modern Science Gino Segre

Ordinary Geniuses: How Two Mavericks Shaped Modern Science

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Book Title
Ordinary Geniuses: How Two Mavericks Shaped Modern Science
Author
Gino Segre
ISBN
9780143121305
A fascinating tribute to the forefathers of two of today's most exciting scientific fields Thanks to Max Delbruck and George Gamow, today we have mapped the human genome and understand the ramifications of the Big Bang. In his characteristically inviting and elegant style, Gino Segre brings to life the story of these two great scientists and their long friendship and offers an accessible inside look the people behind the scenes of science--the collaboration and competition, the quirks and failures, the role of intuition and luck, and the sense of wonder and curiosity that keeps these extraordinary minds going.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Gino SegrePublisher: Penguin BooksPublished: 11/26/2013ISBN: 9780143121305Pages: 368Weight: 0.75lbsSize: 8.70h x 5.80w x 0.80d
A fascinating tribute to the forefathers of two of today's most exciting scientific fields

Thanks to Max Delbruck and George Gamow, today we have mapped the human genome and understand the ramifications of the Big Bang. In his characteristically inviting and elegant style, Gino Segre brings to life the story of these two great scientists and their long friendship and offers an accessible inside look the people behind the scenes of science--the collaboration and competition, the quirks and failures, the role of intuition and luck, and the sense of wonder and curiosity that keeps these extraordinary minds going.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Gino Segre
Publisher: Penguin Books
Published: 11/26/2013
ISBN: 9780143121305
Pages: 368
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 8.70h x 5.80w x 0.80d
A fascinating tribute to the forefathers of two of today's most exciting scientific fields

Thanks to Max Delbruck and George Gamow, today we have mapped the human genome and understand the ramifications of the Big Bang. In his characteristically inviting and elegant style, Gino Segre brings to life the story of these two great scientists and their long friendship and offers an accessible inside look the people behind the scenes of science--the collaboration and competition, the quirks and failures, the role of intuition and luck, and the sense of wonder and curiosity that keeps these extraordinary minds going.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Gino Segre
Publisher: Penguin Books
Published: 11/26/2013
ISBN: 9780143121305
Pages: 368
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 8.70h x 5.80w x 0.80d