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Kristian Birkeland: The First Space Scientist - Astrophysics and Space Science Library 325 (Paperback)
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Kristian Birkeland: The First Space Scientist - Astrophysics and Space Science Library 325 (Paperback)

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Paperback 228 Pages / Published: 22/10/2010
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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.

Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9789048168309
Number of pages: 228
Weight: 412 g
Dimensions: 240 x 160 x 12 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005


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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

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