Science and Serendipity: Great Scientific Discoveries by Accident 1967 D.S. Halacy ~Roentgen ~Edison ~Goodyear ~Penicillin ~Nobel, etc.


Title: Science and Serendipity: Great Discoveries by Accident

Author: D. S. Halacy, Jr.

Description: Gray cloth boards. Near fine except for a small blemish on the rear edge of the spine. Interior is clean. Dust jacket is rubbed; some wear along extremities; a few small chips; one closed tear to the bottom edge of the front panel; not price clipped. DJ is in an archival mylar sleeve.

Contents: Serendipity & Science; Friedrich Wohler and the Synthesis of Urea; Alexander Fleming and the Discovery of Penicillin; Luigi Galvani and the Electrical Frog Legs; Roentgen, Becquerel and Their Mysterious Rays; Charles Goodyear and the Vulcanization of Rubber; Schoebein, Nobel, and Their Explosives; Thomas Edison and His Talking Machine; Aloys Senefelder and Lithography; Donald Stookey and Ceramic Glass; Vincent Schaefer: The Rainmaker; Dr. Parkes and the Freezing of Living Cells; --And More Serendipity!; Index.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: Good

Publisher: Macrae Smith Company

Place: Philadelphia

Year: 1967

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 8 x 5.5 inches.

Pages: 155 pages.

Keywords: scientific progress, science, discovery,

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