This biography conveys the life and accomplishments of a Norwegian hero to the English speaking world, illustrating the beginnings of collaboration between science and industry. It shows how work in a small country laid the foundation for the green revolution.
Number of pages: 228
Weight: 412 g
Dimensions: 240 x 160 x 12 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
The book is written with scientists in mind and follows Lucy Jago's successful biography... I recommend Kristian Birkeland: The First Space Scientist to any physicist who is interested in the history of space science.
-Hans C. Stengaek-Nielsen, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, in Physics Today