Usborne Book of Scientists

Usborne Book of Scientists

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-- Looks at men and women whose discoveries and achievements have changed the world-- Charts, diagrams and archival photographs provide detailed historical facts
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Product details

  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 195.58 x 243.84 x 5.08mm | 136.08g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Universal ed.
  • charts, diagrams, photographs, illustrations, index
  • 0746010095
  • 9780746010099

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.
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