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By: George Johnson
192 pages, b&b illus
From the universally praised "New York Times" science writer George Johnson ('He provides some of the best science writing I have come across in a long time' - Paul Davies), an irresistible book on the ten most fascinating experiments in the history of science - moments when a curious soul posed a particularly eloquent question to nature and received a crisp, unambiguous reply.
The chapters included are: Galileo- The Way Things Really Move; William Harvey - Mysteries of the Heart; Isaac Newton - What a Colour Is; Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier - The Farmer's Daughter; Luigi Galvini - Animal Electricity; Michel Faraday - Something Deeply Hidden; James Joule - How the World Works; A. Michelson: Lost in Space; Ivan Pavlov - Measuring the Immeasurable; and, Robert Millikan - In the Borderland. The diligence of all these scientists was rewarded: in an instant, confusion was swept aside, and something new about nature leapt into view.
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