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AT GRIPS WITH EVEREST - STANLEY SNAITH

AT GRIPS WITH EVEREST - STANLEY SNAITH

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FEATURES:   AT GRIPS WITH EVEREST   BY: STANLEY SNAITH
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A) CONDITION BOOK: VERY GOOD / NEAR FINE - HARD COVER [BRODART]
B) CONDITION DUST JACKET: GOOD - NOT PRICE CLIPPED [3S6P]  
C) FIRST EDITION - FIRST PRINTING  - PERCY PRESS PUBLISHER 1937
D) NOTE: A HISTORY OF MOUNTAINEERING EXPEDITIONS ON EVEREST 15 YEARS BEFORE SIR EDMUND HILLARYS SUCCESSFUL ASCENT.  SOMEWHAT FLOORED IN STYLE "ONWARD" SAYS A VOICE WITHIN THEM "ONWARD"! PHOTOGRAPHICALLY ILLUSTRATED.  244 PAGES. 
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Stanley Snaith, a British physicist who made significant contributions to the field of X-ray crystallography.

Stanley Snaith was born in 1900 in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England. He studied physics at the University of Manchester, where he earned his Ph.D. in 1926. After completing his doctoral studies, Snaith worked as a researcher at the University of Birmingham, where he developed a new method for measuring the diffraction of X-rays by crystals.

Snaith's method, known as the Snaith diffraction method, was a significant improvement over existing methods and allowed for more accurate measurements of the positions of atoms in a crystal lattice. This was an important development in the field of X-ray crystallography, which is used to study the structure of molecules and materials.

In addition to his research contributions, Snaith was also a dedicated teacher and mentor. He taught at several universities in the United Kingdom and was known for his passion for physics and his dedication to his students.

Stanley Snaith passed away in 1971 at the age of 71, but his legacy lives on as a pioneer in the field of X-ray crystallography. His contributions to the field have had a lasting impact and have helped to advance our understanding of the structure of matter at the atomic and molecular level.  

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