By Balazs Hargittai
During the Nineteen Nineties and the 2000s, Istvan, Balazs, and Magdolna Hargittai performed 1000s of interviews with major scientists in physics, chemistry, fabrics, and biomedical learn. those interviews seemed in numerous guides, together with Chemical Intelligencer, Mathematical Intelligencer, and Chemical Heritage. In four-thousand pages of interviews, the Hargittais had conversations with over 100 Nobel laureates, in addition to many different best minds and personalities in a variety of clinical fields.
Now, in one quantity, the Hargittais have collected the easiest and so much awesome moments of those interviews, making a survey of the previous, current, and way forward for technological know-how, as instructed via probably the most influential individuals of many clinical disciplines. Figures like James D. Watson, Francis Crick, and Glenn T. Seaborg percentage their techniques in those pages, in a set that comes with sixty eight Nobel Laureates. with no exaggeration, their backgrounds come from all around the globe: scientists from the U.S., the uk, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, and Taiwan are featured. those interviews talk about the various so much favorite debates and matters in brand new clinical weather. Great Minds is a synthesis of medical proposal, as advised through essentially the most striking scientists of the 20th and twenty-first centuries.