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William Crookes (1832-1919) and the Commercialization of Science

William Crookes (1832-1919) and the Commercialization of Science( )
Author: Brock, William H.
Series title:Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945 Ser.
ISBN:978-1-351-87285-0
Publication Date:Dec 2016
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Digital (delivered electronically)
List Price:USD $59.95
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William Crookes' long life was one of unbroken scientific and business activity, culminating in his appointment as President of the Royal Society in 1913. Throughout his career he was an important science journalist, the discoverer of thallium, the inventor of the radiometer, investigator of cathode rays and the vacuum, a spectroscopist of significance in rare earth chemistry, and a spokesman for a chemical solution to the problems with the world's food supplies. He was also, and...
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