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In December of 2007, Charles Scribner's Sons will liberate the 1st significant transforming of the Dictionary of medical Biography, entitled New Dictionary of medical Biography, that includes 775 thoroughly new articles. This new source extends, enhances, and reviews upon the unique Dictionary of medical Biography's millions of biographies of mathematicians and typical scientists from all areas and historic sessions. It offers a correct and trustworthy narrative of the improvement of technological know-how, no longer as a trifling accumulation of technical info yet because the collective accomplishment that has ordered our knowing of nature. greater than 500 of those new articles are dedicated to scientists deceased on account that 1950; together with Hans Bethe, Francis Crick, Richard Feynman, Stephen Jay Gould, Fred Hoyle, Mary Leakey, Konrad Lorenz, Barbara McClintock, Linus Pauling, Andrei Sakharov, B. F. Skinner, and Edward Teller. There also are greater than seventy five articles on figures missed within the unique Dictionary of medical Biography (from Chrysippus to Kinsey) and 225 "postscript" commentaries on very important figures who've encouraged new study and interpretation (from Archimedes and Aristotle to Darwin, Einstein, and Oppenheimer). the hot Dictionary of clinical Biography promises the everlasting relevance of the unique paintings and constitutes an important growth of its scope.

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Waterman University of Manitoba; St. John’s College, Winnipeg Professor Emeritus; Retired Fellow T HOMAS R OBERT M ALTHUS Annette B. Vogt Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin Research Scholar VON J ULES H ENRI P OINCARÉ E DWARD U HLER C ONDON T HEBES Fernando Vidal Max Planck Institute for the History of Science Senior Research Scholar F ELIX M ARIA E WARTEN Maître de conférences C. Kenneth Waters University of Minnesota, Department of Philosophy, Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science Professor, Director DE LA Simone Wenkel Universität zu Köln, Institut für Genetik PhD Candidate C ARL A LEXANDER N EUBERG Catherine Westfall Michigan State University, Lyman Briggs College Visiting Associate Professor E UGENE W IGNER John A.

Roll-Hansen University of Oslo, Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas Professor Emeritus L OUIS P ASTEUR Joandomènec Ros University of Barcelona, Faculty of Biology, Department of Ecology Professor R AMON M ARGALEF Rachael Rosner Independent Scholar C ARL R ANSOM R OGERS Donald K. Routh University of Miami, Department of Psychology Professor Emeritus R OGER W OLCOT T S PERRY David Rowe Johannes Gutenberg Universitat Mainz, Geschichte der Mathematik und der Naturwissenschaften Professor S OPHUS L IE David Rudge Western Michigan University, Department of Biological Sciences, N E W D I C T I O N A RY O F S C I E N T I F I C B I O G R A P H Y Mallinson Institute for Science Education Associate Professor H ENRY B ERNARD D AVIS K ET TLEWELL Martin J.

Rupke Göttingen University, Institute for the History of Science Professor and Director R ICHARD O W EN Colin A. Russell The Open University, Department of History of Science, Technology and Medicine Professor Emeritus E DWARD F RANKL AND R OBERT R OBINSON A LEXANDER R OBERTUS T ODD Klaus Ruthenberg Coburg University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology Professor F RIEDRICH A DOLF P ANETH Abdelhamid I. Sabra Harvard University, Department of the History of Science Professor Emeritus A BU #A LI A L - HASAN I BN A L HASAN I BN AL -H AY THAM Dorothy Sack Ohio University, Department of Geography Professor A RTHUR N EWEL L S TRAHLER Cihan Saclioglu Sabanci University, Istanbul, Faculty of Engineering and Natural Science Professor F EZ A G ÜRSEY XXXIII List of Contributors Cora Sadosky Howard University, Department of Mathematics Professor A LBERTO P EDRO C ALDERÓN Klaus Sander University of Freiburg, Faculty of Biology Professor H ILDE M ANGOLD Lisa T.

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