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The Nobel

The Nobel

visions of our century : exploring the discoveries and dilemmas of the last 100 years through the lens of the Nobel Prize

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Published by KQED in [San Francisco] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nobel prizes.

  • About the Edition

    Features a behind-the-scenes look at Alfred Nobel"s will, video clips of laureates, an interactive timeline, a quiz game, dynamic lesson plans, science outreach, peace outreach and resources. A PBS program.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesExploring the discoveries and dilemmas of the last 100 years through the lens of the Nobel Prize, PBS : the Nobel : visions of our country
    ContributionsKQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.), Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAS911.N9
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3280662M
    LC Control Number2003556280

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