Toward a new dimension : exploring the nanoscale

Author
Marcovich, Anne [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Description
1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)

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Summary note
Anne Marcovich and Terry Shinn present key historical moments in the birth and evolution of nanoscience in the last 30 years. The book identifies key historical moments and episodes in the birth and evolution of nanoscience, discusses the novel repertory of epistemological concerns of practitioners, and signals sociological propensities.
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Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on October 14, 2014).
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English
Contents
  • Mainstays of nanoscale research
  • Worlds of nanophysics
  • The scale of life?
  • Epistemological frames and practices
  • The role of combinatorials in structuring NSR cognitive trajectories
  • Which disciplinarity for nanoscale research?
ISBN
0-19-178292-0
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