The Fellowship

The Fellowship : Gilbert, Bacon, Harvey, Wren, Newton, and the Story of a Scentific Revolution

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Charts the efforts of a group of "natural philosophers" in seventeenth-century England who were to become the founding fathers of the Royal Society, placing their collaborations against a backdrop of period civil war, superstition, and ignorance while discussing the specific contributions of such figures as Francis Bacon and Isaac more

Product details

  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 154.9 x 236.2 x 27.9mm | 340.2g
  • Overlook Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 1585678317
  • 9781585678310

About John Gribbin

John Gribbin, Ph.D., trained as an astrophysicist at the University of Cambridge before becoming a full-time science writer. His books include the highly acclaimed In Search of Schrodinger's Cat, The First Chimpanzee, In Search of the Big Bang, In the Beginning, In Search of the Edge of Time, In Search of the Double Helix, The Stuff of the Universe (with Martin Rees), Stephen Hawking: A Life in Science, and Einstein: A Life in Science (with Michael White). He lives in East Sussex with his wife and two sons."show more

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