Science : The Definitive Visual Guide

Editor-in-chief Adam Hart-Davis , Contributions by John Gribbin , Contributions by Douglas Palmer , Contributions by Jeremy Cherfas

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This is the complete illustrated science encyclopedia covering the history, key discoveries, inventions and people. This remarkable reference book reveals the story of scientific progress from the invention of the wheel to 21st-century climate solutions, including everything from ancient Greek geometry and quantum physics to the worldwide web. Explore every key moment of scientific discovery and find out how the concepts, inventions and the individuals behind them have changed our world. With stunning artworks and authoritative information this makes even complex scientific subjects easily comprehensible.

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  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 258 x 304 x 38mm | 2,599.07g
  • 01 Oct 2009
  • Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • DK
  • London
  • English
  • Illustrations (chiefly col.), maps (chiefly col.)
  • 1405322470
  • 9781405322478
  • 97,330

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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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