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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

    Subjects:
  • Communication in science

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Carolyn Johnsen.
    ContributionsJohnsen, Carolyn, 1944-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ223 .T35 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24123981M
    ISBN 109780803220522
    LC Control Number2010009017
    OCLC/WorldCa555650075


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