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Drive and Curiosity free pdf This is a compelling look at the personality traits and circumstances that drive scientists. All scientists possess curiosity and a certain level of drive to pursue their work. But what impels those few scientists who rise above their peers to achieve breakthrough discoveries? Filled with revealing insights, "Drive and Curiosity" examines the careers of fifteen eminent scientists who made some of the most notable discoveries of the twentieth-century, including: James Watson - Nobel laureate and co-discoverer of the double helix structure of DNA- Linus Pauling - a quantum chemist and molecular biologist who was awarded two Nobel Prizes- Edward Teller - who pioneering work led to breakthroughs in our understanding of nuclear fusion- and, George Gamow - who devised the initially ridiculed but now accepted "Big Bang" origin of the universe theory.

About Istvan Hargittai

Istvan Hargittai is a Research Professor at Budapest University of Technology

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Author : Istvan Hargittai
Publisher : Prometheus Books
Data Published : 25 October 2011
ISBN : 1616144688
EAN : 9781616144685
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 328 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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