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BingoDOG - Scientists in Fiction

Description: This list was created to collect recommendations for the BingoDOG 2015 challenge, but anyone is welcome to contribute books. NOTE: Fiction only on this list; there is another list for nonfiction.

Members: 17 participating members (show all)

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4,820 members, 345 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
2
17,743 members, 220 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
3
13,255 members, 267 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)
4
7,357 members, 164 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (1): Physicist

5
12,411 members, 243 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

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aulsmith (4): Medical doctor

6
7,724 members, 180 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)
7
7,723 members, 100 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)
8
7,471 members, 200 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
9
6,307 members, 131 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
10
1,235 members, 27 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
11
1,181 members, 39 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)
12
29,533 members, 533 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)
13
28,128 members, 730 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
14
15,192 members, 236 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)
15
14,354 members, 234 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (6): Mathematicians

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7,751 members, 169 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
17
5,199 members, 140 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)
18
2,569 members, 202 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
19
2,333 members, 157 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
20
1,291 members, 69 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)
21
1,075 members, 23 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)
22
996 members, 49 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)
23
871 members, 24 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

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aulsmith (5): Physicists

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738 members, 45 reviews
3.17 stars (3.17 stars)
25
491 members, 23 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)
26
395 members, 26 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Explanations:

christinedux (1): Penicillin and other antibiotics c. 1940s

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290 members, 28 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)
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160 members, 9 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)
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122 members, 3 reviews
3.38 stars (3.38 stars)
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96 members, 12 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)
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94 members, 5 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)

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christinedux (5): 1833, J.J. Audubon

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24,529 members, 489 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom

33
13,608 members, 428 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom

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12,851 members, 164 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: merrystar

35
6,899 members, 568 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: inge87

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6,839 members, 95 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, gypsysmom

Thumbs down: merrystar

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2,876 members, 192 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)
39
2,587 members, 98 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

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christinedux (8): 19th-century explorer Alexander von Humboldt and mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss

40
2,278 members, 203 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
41
2,276 members, 160 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)
42
2,201 members, 103 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)
43
1,990 members, 40 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom

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1,792 members, 34 reviews
3.09 stars (3.09 stars)
45
1,747 members, 37 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom

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1,466 members, 32 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Explanations:

christinedux (2): Early 1900s, health attitudes and morals

47
1,180 members, 71 reviews
3.01 stars (3.01 stars)
48
1,166 members, 6 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)
49
1,103 members, 21 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)
50
1,042 members, 11 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)
51
1,035 members, 106 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)
52
1,021 members, 49 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: cbl_tn

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1,004 members, 21 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: jillmwo

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938 members, 58 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)
55
917 members, 16 reviews
3.43 stars (3.43 stars)
56
906 members, 34 reviews
3.27 stars (3.27 stars)
57
880 members, 52 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom

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744 members, 24 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: cbl_tn

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620 members, 35 reviews
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom

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609 members, 39 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)
61
599 members, 11 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: inge87

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596 members, 16 reviews
3.3 stars (3.3 stars)
63
580 members, 18 reviews
3.41 stars (3.41 stars)

Lists: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (3): Biologist

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570 members, 35 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)
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568 members, 26 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)
66
561 members, 10 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
69
439 members, 88 reviews
3.28 stars (3.28 stars)
70
436 members, 20 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)
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430 members, 19 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: cbl_tn

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323 members, 7 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)
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264 members, 6 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)
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246 members, 31 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
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238 members, 6 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

Lists: dmhudson

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231 members, 10 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Explanations:

christinedux (7): Natural history, botany, fantasy

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226 members, 7 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

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christinedux (6): 1860s, transatlantic telegraph cable

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195 members, 8 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: aulsmith

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aulsmith (2): Biologist

79
191 members, 11 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

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christinedux (9): Contemporary, synesthesia, Alzheimer’s

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145 members, 5 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)
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139 members, 6 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)
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129 members, 6 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)
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128 members, 6 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
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124 members, 12 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
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107 members, 10 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: inge87

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105 members, 2 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)
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98 members, 4 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

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christinedux (4): Darwin

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97 members, 6 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)
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74 members, 8 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

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christinedux (10): 1883, Pasteur, cholera

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62 members, 4 reviews
3.32 stars (3.32 stars)
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55 members, 1 review
3.36 stars (3.36 stars)

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christinedux (3): Solar eclipse, Babbage, Daguerre

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42 members, 1 review
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)
94
38 members, 1 review
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)
95
28 members, 0 reviews
3.38 stars (3.38 stars)
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11,220 members, 286 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom

Thumbs down: merrystar

Explanations:

merrystar (0): I like the short story but could not stand the novel.

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About this list

Started by: sturlington (September 2014)

Type: Unnumbered

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