Science: The Definitive Visual Guide

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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  • Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 512 pages
  • Dimensions: 258mm x 304mm x 38mm | 2,599g
  • Publication date: 1 October 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1405322470
  • ISBN 13: 9781405322478
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations (chiefly col.), maps (chiefly col.)
  • Sales rank: 96,467

Product description

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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Author information

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.