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The Incomplete Guide to the Art of Discovery

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The Incomplete Guide to the Art of Discovery
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Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0231076215
ISBN-13: 9780231076210
Number of pages: 224

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Cornell emeritus professor Jack Oliver draws on his nearly 50 years as a scientist to explore the strategies, tactics, and personal traits and attitudes necessary for fruitful scientific discovery. This book can serve as a guide to the ambitious young scientist or student of science.

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