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Series: Springer Biographies

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Breathing on the Roof of the World : Memoir of a Respiratory Physiologist by John B. West
Einstein and Heisenberg : The Controversy Over Quantum Physics by Konrad Kleinknecht
Enrico Fermi. Il genio obbediente by Giuseppe Bruzzaniti
Galileo Galilei : At the Threshold of the Scientific Age by Wolfgang W. Osterhage
Giovanni Domenico Cassini : a modern astromomer in the 17th Century by Gabriella Bernardi
The life of José Maria Sobral : scientist, diarist, and pioneer in Antarctica by Mary R. Tahan
The Muleskinner and the Stars: The Life and Times of Milton La Salle Humason, Astronomer by Ronald L. Voller
Nile waters, Saharan sands : adventures of a geomorphologist at large by Martin Williams
Willem de Sitter: Einstein's Friend and Opponent (Springer Biographies) by Jan Guichelaar

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