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Author Glymour, Clark N

Title Galileo in Pittsburgh / Clark Glymour

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  Q183.3 .G59 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  Q183.3 G59 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 150 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Preface -- What this book is about -- Education -- Socialism in one (Indian) nation -- David Koresh Middle School : observations on education in America -- The computer in the classroom -- Cosmic censorship -- The environment -- The greatest chemical engineer there ever was : a cautionary tale -- Galileo in Pittsburgh -- Bert's Buick : a conversation on climate change -- Sacrifice of the lawn -- Science -- John Henry at NASA -- Total information awareness -- In and out of Freud's shadow -- What we have here is a failure to communicate -- Where software goes to die
LC subject Science -- Study and teaching -- United States
Science -- Methodology
Education -- United States
ISBN 9780674051034 (alk. paper)
0674051033 (alk. paper)