The Greatest Adventure

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The Greatest Adventure

Basic Research that Shapes Our Lives

By: Eugene H. Kone, Helene J. Jordan

Publication date: January 1974
SKU: 9780874700183
ISBN: 9780874700183

Seventeen eminent scientists and one science publisher probe into some of the problems of Earth, Life, Health, and Civilization that most affect us today.

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The Greatest Adventure (the title is from Isaac Asimov's eloquent introduction) is problem oriented and focuses on vital research in various scientific disciplines, ranging from molecular biology to physics, that have special pertinence today. The book was not designed to be encyclopedic, but rather tries to provide a road map through only a few areas of contemporary knowledge. It brings to the reader descriptions of past and present research directly related to our earth, life, health, and civilization.

Pages: 312
Language: English
Publisher: The Rockefeller University Press
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