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New York Scientific: A Culture of Inquiry, Knowledge, and Learning

István Hargittai and Magdolna Hargittai

Abstract

This book introduces the reader to the visible memorabilia of science and scientists in all the five boroughs of New York City—statues, busts, plaques, buildings, and other artifacts. In addition, it extends to some scientists and institutions currently operating in the city. New York is a world center of commerce, finance, communications, transportation, and culture, and it is also a world center in science. It is home to worldrenowned universities and research laboratories, a museum of natural history and other museums related to science, a science academy, historical societies, botanical ga ... More

Keywords: New York, science, memorabilia, famous high schools, Rockefeller University, Columbia University, City College, New York University, biomedicine

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198769873
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769873.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

István Hargittai, author
Professor Emeritus, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

Magdolna Hargittai, author
Research Professor, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary