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7 edition of Seafaring Scientist found in the catalog.

Seafaring Scientist

Alfred Goldsborough Mayor, Pioneer in Marine Biology

by Lester D. Stephens

  • 369 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by University of South Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Marine biology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - Marine Biology,
  • Science,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Zoologists,
  • Scientists - General,
  • Biography,
  • Marine biologists,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8695428M
    ISBN 10157003642X
    ISBN 109781570036422

    Seafaring Scientist: Alfred Goldsborough Mayor, Pioneer in Marine Biology (Non Series) Stephens, Lester D.; Calder, Dale R. Published by University of South Carolina Press (). First published in and nominated for the Royal Society Science Book Prize, the book tells the story of one scientist’s lifelong journey to build the perfect chronometer. Following its publication, the book received widespread praise for highlighting a forgotten hero. Sobel is a well-known science writer.

    The Monster at the End of This Book: Aboard a vast seafaring vessel, a band of prisoners and slaves, their bodies remade into grotesque biological oddities, is being transported to the fledgling colony of New Crobuzon. Isaac, a brilliant scientist, is asked by a bird-man Garuda to restore his power of flight. But one lab specimen. In Charles Benedict Davenport published the first edition of Heredity in relation to ed firmly in the belief that a multitude of physical, mental and even career-related (e.g. seafaring) traits followed a pattern of Mendelian inheritance, the American scientist’s book was a principal guide to eugenic studies in the early : Thea Vidnes.

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"The most comprehensive volume to date on Alfred Goldsborough Mayor and his Tortugas Laboratory, Seafaring Scientist admirably reflects the expertise of its two authors--Lester Stephens, historian of American science, and Dale Calder, marine biologist.

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Once started, you will be unable to put down this superb story of a man of originality and determination and his scientific research, whether or not you have an existing interest in marine biology.

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