Peter Mitchell, winner of the 1978 Nobel Prize for chemistry for his chemiosmotic theory, was a highly original scientist who revolutionized our understanding of cellular metabolism and bioenergetics. This is the only full biography of Mitchell, and it should be of considerable interest to biophysicists, biochemists, and physicians and researchers focusing on metabolism, as well as historians of medicine and biology.... Fullerton and Robert H. Woodworth Professor of Science and Natural Philosophy Bennington College Bruce Weber Professor ... From this Mitchell felt that he gained a surer sense of the principles of calculus and also deepened his understanding of physics. ... He felt empowered by being able to reason from first principles to get the answers that interested him, or which had some practical application.
|Title||:||Wandering in the Gardens of the Mind : Peter Mitchell and the Making of Glynn|
|Author||:||Royal Holloway University of London (Emeritus) John Prebble Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry, Fullerton and Robert H. Woodworth Professor of Science and Natural Philosophy Bennington College Bruce Weber Professor of Biochenistry at California State University|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2003-02-27|