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A Positron Named Priscilla: Scientific Discovery at the Frontier

By: M Bartusiak

372 pages, Col photos

National Academies Press (NAP)

Hardback | Jan 1994 | #33414 | ISBN: 0309048931
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This title is composed of current day investigations by many of today's leading young scientists, with reports on some of the most recent discoveries and advances in scientific fields today. Topics include: Planetary science; Astrophysics; Biology; Physics; Mathematics; and Geosciences. Each chapter is authored by a leading science writer who gives historical perspectives, clear and illustrated explanations of current scientific thinking and previews of future developments.

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Marcia F. Bartusiak, Barbara Burke, Andrew Chaikin, Addison Greenwood, T.A. Heppenheimer, Michelle Hoffman, David Holzman, Elizabeth J. Maggio, and Anne Simon Moffat for the National Academy of Sciences

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