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On Giantsí Shoulders: Great Scientists & Their Discoveries from Archimedes to DNA
On Giants’ Shoulders: Great Scientists & Their Discoveries from Archimedes to DNA
 
Our Price: $25.00
Year: 1998
Pages: 365
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 340712597

Product Code: 756750261

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Melvin Bragg (au). The story of science is that of the greatest adventure of the human mind over the last 2,500 years. This book elucidates the milestones in the history of science, focusing on 12 individuals & their extraordinary breakthroughs: Archimedes, Galileo, Newton, Lavoisier, Faraday, Darwin, Poincare, Curie, Freud, Einstein, Crick & Watson. From a laymanís perspective, Bragg discusses the life, work & legacy of these remarkable people with leading scientists & historians in each field, including Stephen Jay Gould, Lewis Wolpert, Richard Dawkins, Roger Penrose, Susan Greenfield, John Maddox & Oliver Sacks.  Also illuminates the issues with which scientists are wrestling today.

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