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The Resource A professor, a president, and a meteor : the birth of American science, Cathryn J. Prince

A professor, a president, and a meteor : the birth of American science, Cathryn J. Prince

Label
A professor, a president, and a meteor : the birth of American science
Title
A professor, a president, and a meteor
Title remainder
the birth of American science
Statement of responsibility
Cathryn J. Prince
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Prince, Cathryn J.
Dewey number
509.73/09034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q143.S56
LC item number
P75 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2011 C-025
  • WZ 100
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Silliman, Benjamin
  • Scientists
  • Science
Label
A professor, a president, and a meteor : the birth of American science, Cathryn J. Prince
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-232) and index
Contents
Everything is illuminated -- The professors investigate -- The man behind the meteor -- The state of science -- President Jefferson and New England argue -- Whereby Silliman and Kingsley convince the public -- Thunderstones -- The misquote heard round the world -- Romancing the stones -- Silliman's schools -- Where we are today
Control code
ocn635483753
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
254 p.
Isbn
9781616142247
Lccn
2010029654
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)635483753
Label
A professor, a president, and a meteor : the birth of American science, Cathryn J. Prince
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-232) and index
Contents
Everything is illuminated -- The professors investigate -- The man behind the meteor -- The state of science -- President Jefferson and New England argue -- Whereby Silliman and Kingsley convince the public -- Thunderstones -- The misquote heard round the world -- Romancing the stones -- Silliman's schools -- Where we are today
Control code
ocn635483753
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
254 p.
Isbn
9781616142247
Lccn
2010029654
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)635483753

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