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πŸ“™ New York Scientific: A Culture of Inquiry, Knowledge, and Learning by Istvan Hargittai, Magdolna Hargittai β€” free pdf


Written in an an entertaining and informative manner, this book introduces the reader to the visible memorabilia of science and scientists in all five boroughs of New York City including statues, busts, plaques, buildings, and other artifacts. In addition, it extends to some scientists and institutions currently operating in the city. It pays special attention to the role of this city in welcoming persecuted Read more...

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