Taking science to the people a communication primer for scientists and engineers by Carolyn Johnsen

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .

Written in English

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  • Communication in science

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementedited by Carolyn Johnsen.
ContributionsJohnsen, Carolyn, 1944-
LC ClassificationsQ223 .T35 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24123981M
ISBN 109780803220522
LC Control Number2010009017

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