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George Gamow

Physicist (4-Mar-1904 — 19-Aug-1968)


Gino Segrč. Ordinary Geniuses: Max Delbruck, George Gamow, and the Origins of Genomics and Big Bang Cosmology. Penguin. 2011. 352pp.

James Watson. Genes, Girls and Gamow: After the Double Helix. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 2001. 284pp.


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  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.254)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.243)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.564)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.381)

  10. Twentieth Century Authors, First Supplement (p.351)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.261)

  12. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.493)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.194)

  14. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.189)

  15. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.213)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.126)

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