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Forensics, Fossils and Fruitbats: A Field guide to Australian Scientists

Forensics, Fossils and Fruitbats: A Field guide to Australian Scientists
  

A fascinating collection of more than 70 profiles of Australian scientists from 15 fields of science.

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ISBN 9780643097452
Published 1 November 2010 by CSIRO Publishing
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Luntz, Stephen
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ISBN-13 9780643097452
ISBN-10 0643097457
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher CSIRO Publishing
Imprint CSIRO Publishing
Publication Date 1 November 2010
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Luntz, Stephen
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Science
Technology & Applied Sciences
Personal, Health & Social Education (Phase)
Reference Works
Directories
Archaeology
Careers Guidance
Mathematics
Science: General Issues
Astronomy, Space & Time
Physics
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
Australian
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 155mm
Height: 230mm
Spine: 13mm
Weight 417g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Library of Congress Science, Scientists - Australia
NBS Text Young Adult General Interest & Leisure
ONIX Text General/trade;Professional and scholarly;College/higher education
Dewey Code 500.00;509.22
Catalogue Code 146628

Description of this Book

Forensics, Fossils and Fruitbats is a fascinating collection of more than 70 profiles of Australian scientists from 15 fields of physical, biological and medical science. These scientists have been selected because their research is inspiring, intriguing or simply quirky, or because they have taken an unusual or interesting path to the work they do.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review The book will interest students interested in science as a profession and general readers who want to know more about what real, live scientists are up to.

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Author's Bio

Stephen Luntz has published over 2000 articles on all areas of Australian and New Zealand science as staff writer for Australasian Science since 1998. Since 2002 he has written the 'Cool Scientist' column, which has now been made into this book.

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