Science Firsts

Science Firsts

From the Creation of Science to the Science of Creation

Book - 2002
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Be on hand to witness some of the most monumental scientific discoveries of the past three millennia
This engaging collection offers readers the unique experience of being on hand to witness some of the most epic breakthrough in the history of science. From ancient Greeks Thales and Pythagoras to Enrico Fermi, Francis Watson and James Crick, and even Dolly the Sheep, Science Firsts provides an unparalleled opportunity to peer over the shoulders of great scientists as they become the first to set eyes on new worlds. Over the course of thirty-five concise, superbly written accounts, science writer Robert Adler takes readers on an lively journey through nearly three millennia of epic scientific discovery, offering accessible explanations of the science involved along with vivid historical and biographical details that help place the discoveries and their discoverers in context for contemporary readers.
Publisher: New York : John Wiley, c2002.
ISBN: 9780471401742
0471401749
Branch Call Number: 509 A237
Characteristics: vii, 232 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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