The Resource Science unshackled : how obscure, abstract, seemingly useless scientific research turned out to be the basis for modern life, by C. Renée James

Science unshackled : how obscure, abstract, seemingly useless scientific research turned out to be the basis for modern life, by C. Renée James

Label
Science unshackled : how obscure, abstract, seemingly useless scientific research turned out to be the basis for modern life
Title
Science unshackled
Title remainder
how obscure, abstract, seemingly useless scientific research turned out to be the basis for modern life
Statement of responsibility
by C. Renée James
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
James, C. Renée
Dewey number
507.2
Index
index present
LC call number
Q173
LC item number
.J34 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Research
Target audience
adult
Label
Science unshackled : how obscure, abstract, seemingly useless scientific research turned out to be the basis for modern life, by C. Renée James
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A brief history of timing -- Going with the flow -- From principia to principe -- The attraction of time -- Fine tuning time -- Around the world in 80 hours (give or take) -- Identity crisis -- One strand -- Two strands -- The first rungs of the ladder -- Interchangeable pieces -- Igniting the fuse -- Breaking down, building up -- A curious boy -- Copycat -- The molecule of the year -- The genetic bread machine -- Finding a hot spot -- A universal "hot spot" -- Classic black -- A tunnel to oblivion -- Chasing wild geese -- Going wireless -- Heated debates and hot spots -- Anatomy of a successful failure -- Pick your poison -- Desperate times, desperate measures -- Barking up the right tree -- The inside story on pain -- A bitter sting -- A simple question -- The gift of the magus -- Dreaming of getting the star treatment -- Ingredients of the stars -- The sun's secret recipe -- Reading between the lines -- Through a star darkly -- The opacity project -- The iron lady and the gold standard -- The star treatment
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781421415000
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014006747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (DLC) 2014006747
  • 1259107
Label
Science unshackled : how obscure, abstract, seemingly useless scientific research turned out to be the basis for modern life, by C. Renée James
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A brief history of timing -- Going with the flow -- From principia to principe -- The attraction of time -- Fine tuning time -- Around the world in 80 hours (give or take) -- Identity crisis -- One strand -- Two strands -- The first rungs of the ladder -- Interchangeable pieces -- Igniting the fuse -- Breaking down, building up -- A curious boy -- Copycat -- The molecule of the year -- The genetic bread machine -- Finding a hot spot -- A universal "hot spot" -- Classic black -- A tunnel to oblivion -- Chasing wild geese -- Going wireless -- Heated debates and hot spots -- Anatomy of a successful failure -- Pick your poison -- Desperate times, desperate measures -- Barking up the right tree -- The inside story on pain -- A bitter sting -- A simple question -- The gift of the magus -- Dreaming of getting the star treatment -- Ingredients of the stars -- The sun's secret recipe -- Reading between the lines -- Through a star darkly -- The opacity project -- The iron lady and the gold standard -- The star treatment
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781421415000
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014006747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (DLC) 2014006747
  • 1259107

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