Dazzling Discoveries

Dazzling Discoveries : The Explosive Story of Science

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A new version of the adult book written specifically for children 11 and up. Covering a huge sweep of science (the last 400 years) the Gribbins look at the great scientists from childhood to old age, telling the stories of their lives and how they came to make their renowned discoveries. A fascinating and highly readable account of the events that lie behind the scientific milestones of history, this book tells us the human stories behind the scientific principles. Previously published in hardback as Inventing the Future.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 130 x 198 x 20mm | 256g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • Puffin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0141317639
  • 9780141317632
  • 1,954,468

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Mary and John Gribbin are well-known popular science authors who write for both adults and children. Children's titles include Time and Space (DK), What's the Big Idea? Time and the Universe (Hodder) Smelly Science (OUP) and the very recent The Science of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials (Hodder).show more

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