4 edition of The form and function of scientific discoveries found in the catalog.
The form and function of scientific discoveries
Kenneth L. Caneva
Includes bibliographical references (p. 23-30).
|Statement||by Kenneth L. Caneva.|
|Series||Dibner Library lecture|
|LC Classifications||Q180.55.D57 C36 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 32 p. :|
|Number of Pages||32|
|LC Control Number||2001001790|
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Form and function of scientific discoveries. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Libraries, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth L Caneva.
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Kenneth L. Caneva delivered this lecture on "The Form and Function of Scientific Discoveries" in November and prepared it for the present publication with notes and bibliography. We first met Professor Caneva in when he was selected to be a Smithsonian Libraries Dibner Library Resident Scholar in the early years of that program.
The form and function of scientific discoveries by Caneva, Kenneth L. Publication date Topics Discoveries in science, Ultraviolet radiation, Electromagnetism, Thermoelectricity Publisher Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Libraries Collection smithsonian.
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