They Called Me Mad
Genius, Madness, and the Scientists Who Pushed the Outer Limits of KnowledgeUnknown - 2010
From Dr. Frankenstein to Dr. Jekyll, the image of the mad scientist surrounded by glass vials, copper coils, and electrical apparatuses remains a popular fixture. In films and fiction, he's comically misguided, tragically misunderstood, or pathologically evil. But the origins of this stereotype can be found in the sometimes eccentric real-life men and women who challenged orthodoxy, made waves--and broke new scientific frontiers.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, c2010
Branch Call Number: 509.22 MON 2010
Characteristics: 294 p. ; 21 cm