Lovelock, a most unusual scientist, tells us of his childhood and an apprenticeship that led him directly to a life of science. After twenty years of medical research, he chose to work independently at home. This strange way of life succeeded beyond his dreams and it was his invention of the Electron Capture Detector, the most sensitive chemical detector of its time, that told us pesticides and other harmful chemicals were everywhere and that we...
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Auteur: James Lovelock
Uitgever: Oxford University Press