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Unformatted text preview: electron by Thompson. Avoid making your paper a dry technical account of the discovery. For your paper topic, carry out initial research on the story, how the discovery was made or is proposed to be made, about the person(s) involved, using books, papers, the web etc. Talk to your TA in office hours. Hand in a one page description of the discovery, its significance, the main actor(s), the sources you have found so far, and how you plan to make an interesting account in the final paper. Avoid making a broad sweeping description that covers to much. For the final paper, get the actual reference(s) or book(s). Web references are allowed but are not sufficient for the final paper. Avoid the Wikipedia as a reliable reference. Final Paper (8-10 pages) must be written according to guidelines above. Note: this is a big part of your grade....
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- Spring '08
- PADAMSEE, H