Who are the great scientists throughout the ages, and what exactly did
they do to earn their importance? From Archimedes to Newton to Einstein
to Hawking, The Scientific 100 provides the fascinating answers. Vivid
biographical sketches chronicle the lives and accomplishments of the
world's preeminent scientists. And in the tradition of the Citadel Press
100 Series, they are ranked provocatively in order of influence--an
inspiration for lively discussion.
This unique volume is a browser's treasure trove and a handy reference for the general reader.
Simmons has been associated with Current Biography for more than
fifteen years. He has written frequently about Nobel laureates in
science. A member of the New York Academy of Sciences, he divides his
time between New York City and Paris.