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On Being A Scientist

Pub Date : 2009-03-24 | Author : Policy and Global Affairs | Publisher : National Academies Press

ISBN 10 : 9780309119702
ISBN 13 : 0309119707

The scientific research enterprise is built on a foundation of trust. Scientists trust that the results reported by others are valid. Society trusts that the results of research re..


On Being A Scientist

Pub Date : 2009-03-24 | Author : Policy and Global Affairs | Publisher : National Academies Press

ISBN 10 : 0309141354
ISBN 13 : 9780309141352

The scientific research enterprise is built on a foundation of trust. Scientists trust that the results reported by others are valid. Society trusts that the results of research re..


On Being A Scientist

Pub Date : 1995-01-01 | Author : | Publisher : National Academies

ISBN 10 : NAP:12260
ISBN 13 :

First published in 1988 and now updated, "On Being a Scientist" presents discussions of the social and historical context of science, the allocation of credit for discovery, the sc..




On Being

Pub Date : 2011-03-17 | Author : Peter Atkins | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191615870
ISBN 13 : 0191615870

In this scientific 'Credo', Peter Atkins considers the universal questions of origins, endings, birth, and death to which religions have claimed answers. With his usual economy, wi..


Don T Be Such A Scientist

Pub Date : 2010-05-17 | Author : Randy Olson | Publisher : Island Press

ISBN 10 : 9781597267960
ISBN 13 : 1597267961

"You think too much! You mother [email protected]$#%&* think too much! You're nothing but an arrogant, pointy-headed intellectual — I want you out of my classroom and off the premises in five m..