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The Resource James Van Allen : the first eight billion miles, Abigail Foerstner, (electronic resource)

James Van Allen : the first eight billion miles, Abigail Foerstner, (electronic resource)

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James Van Allen : the first eight billion miles
Title
James Van Allen
Title remainder
the first eight billion miles
Statement of responsibility
Abigail Foerstner
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Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
James Van Allen : the first eight billion miles, Abigail Foerstner, (electronic resource)
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James Van Allen : the first eight billion miles, Abigail Foerstner, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-306) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Frontier roots -- Heartland boyhood -- The making of a scientist -- Physicists to the war effort -- Enter Abigail Fithian Halsey -- The dawn of space exploration -- The mighty little aerobee -- It's a rocket! It's a balloon! It's a rockoon! -- Sputnik and the space race -- Countdown to explorer I -- Celebrity scientist and the birth of NASA -- Discovery of the radiation belts -- Space shield for the Cold War -- Space as a cottage industry -- The mariners -- Pioneers to the outer planets -- Space politics -- Journey to the edge of the solar system
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unknown
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Extent
xx, 322 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote

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