Chambers Dictionary of Science and Technology

Chambers Dictionary of Science and Technology

by PeterWalker (Editor)

Synopsis

Covering a diverse range of subjects including astronomy, behaviour, civil engineering, mineral extraction, textiles and zoology, this updated dictionary has over 50,000 entries.

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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 1344
Edition: Revised
Publisher: Chambers
Published: 06 Aug 1999

ISBN 10: 0550141103
ISBN 13: 9780550141101

Author Bio
Professor Peter Walker is a member of many prestigious societies and has enjoyed a long and distinguished scientific career. A graduate of Trinity College, Cambridge, he spent 10 years on the staff of the Medical Research Council, working on the quantitative localization of DNA. Appointed Royal Society Research Fellow in molecular biology at Edinburgh University in 1958, he became professor of Natural History there in 1966. He went on to become Director of Medical Research Council Mammalian Genome Unit in 1973, a post which he held for seven years. subsequently, he has worked on many government committees, including the Advisory Committee on Medical Research in Scotland and the Chief Scientists Committee of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory.