The Scientist as Consultant
Language: en
Pages: 341
Authors: Carl J. Sindermann, Thomas K. Sawyer
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-11 - Publisher: Springer

Books about The Scientist as Consultant
The Science of Deception
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Michael Pettit
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-18 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Americans were fascinated with fraud. P. T. Barnum artfully exploited the American yen for deception, and even Mark Twain championed it, arguing that lying was virtuous insofar as it provided the glue for all interpersonal intercourse. But deception was not used solely
Science Education Research and Practice from Japan
Language: en
Pages: 199
Authors: Tetsuo Isozaki, Manabu Sumida
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-19 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book project poses a major challenge to Japanese science education researchers in order to disseminate research findings on and to work towards maintaining the strength and nature of Japanese science education. It also presents a unique opportunity to initiate change and/or develop science education research in Japan. It provides
The Rise of Robert Millikan: Portrait of a Life in American Science
Language: en
Authors: Robert H. Kargon
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-08 - Publisher: Plunkett Lake Press

“I do not consider myself to be Robert Millikan’s biographer. This book is not a full record of Millikan’s life or even of his scientific career. It is an essay, very selective, on themes that are illustrated and illuminated by Millikan’s life in American science. It is, as well, a
Science and Technology in the Industrial Revolution
Language: en
Pages: 534
Authors: Albert Edward Musson, Eric Robinson
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Concentrating on the Industrial Revolution as experienced in Great Britain (and, within that sphere, mainly on the early development of the engineering and chemical industries), the authors develop the thesis that the interaction between theorists and men of practical affairs was much closer, more complex and more consequential than some