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May 2, 1942

Doctor Wood: Modern Wizard of the Laboratory. The Story of an American Small Boy Who Became the Most Daring and Original Experimental Physicist of Our Day—But Never Grew Up

JAMA. 1942;119(1):114. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830180116041

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Abstract

The ability of William Seabrook as a writer is here turned to the study of an eminent physicist whose work at Johns Hopkins University, particularly on the physics of light, has gained worldwide recognition. He did much to debunk scientific cranks and frauds, and many of his observations have been of aid in criminology. The book is supplemented by a bibliography of scientific publications of Professor Wood, including two hundred and sixty-three references, the latest in December 1941.

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