Twentieth century discovery by Isaac Asimov

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They are broadly conceived and directed to a generally interested audience rather than to specialists in particular areas. Some are written for the initiated, some are broad synopses of a branch of physics and are directed to the scientifically interested layman.

Twentieth Century Discovery is a non-fiction book by Isaac Asimov. See Also List of Books by Isaac Asimov. The only readily available work to deal exclusively with the twentieth century is Garland E.

Allen's Life Science in the Twentieth Century (New York: Wiley, ; Cambridge Univ. Press, ). While not attempting to cover all topics, this book has chapters on the nineteenth-century background and on heredity, evolution, embryology, molecular.

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