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Science: The Definitive Visual Guide

Popular Science

By: Adam Hart-Davis(Editor), John Gribbin(Editor), Douglas Palmer(Editor), Jeremy Cherfas(Editor)

512 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour illustrations

Dorling Kindersley

Hardback | Aug 2016 | Edition: 2 | #237990 | ISBN-13: 9780241240472
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About this book

Delve into the history of science and the discoveries that changed the world with Science: The Definitive Visual Guide. This brand new edition is fully up-to-date, and covers everything from ancient Greek geometry to quantum physics, IVF, and global warming.

Using lavish illustrations and key scientific moments, Science takes you on a journey through the history of science, picking out every event, invention, experiment, theory, and individual that you need to know. From the dawn of science to the information age, Science biographies major players in the history of science, including Galileo Galilei, Michael Faraday, Marie Curie, and Alan Turing.

Follow the story of science into the future and understand the significance of of every discovery and it's place in scientific thought. Perfect for anyone looking to embark on a journey of discovery and suitable for the whole family, Science is the definitive guide to our remarkable history of information.


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Biography

Adam Hart-Davis has worked and presented on major TV series including Local Heroes, Top Ten Treasures, Tomorrow's World, What The Stuarts Did For Us, What The Victorians Did For Us, What The Romans Did For Us, and What The Ancients Did For Us. He lives in the West of England.

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