Biographical Memoirs: V.83 (Biographical Memoirs: A Series) [1ed.]030908699X, 9780309086998, 9780309527699
Description:Biographical Memoirs is a series of essays containing the life histo...
Description:Biographical Memoirs is a series of essays containing the life histories and selected bibliographies of deceased members of the National Academy of Sciences. The series provides a record of the life and work of some of the most distinguished leaders in the sciences, as witnessed and interpreted by their colleagues and peers. They form a biographical history of science in America–an important part of our nation’s contribution to the intellectual heritage of the world.