Usborne Book of Scientists
-- Looks at men and women whose discoveries and achievements have changed the world-- Charts, diagrams and archival photographs provide detailed historical facts
- Paperback | 48 pages
- 195.58 x 243.84 x 5.08mm | 136.08g
- 30 Jan 2002
- Usborne Publishing Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- Universal ed.
- charts, diagrams, photographs, illustrations, index
Table of contents
Early scientific ideas; science in Ancient Greece; medicine in the ancient world; Islamic science; science in Mediaeval Europe; the Earth and the sun; understanding the human body; science during the Renaissance; scientific societies; the rise of experiment; classifying the natural world; the age of the Earth; evolution; the growth of modern chemistry; studying electricity; the fight against disease; waves and radiation; the science of life; opening up the atom; the origin of the universe; women in science; key dates in scientific discovery.