The Story of Science: Power, Proof, Passion by Michael Mosley

The Story of Science: Power, Proof, Passion by Michael Mosley

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A guide to where science has come from and why it is so vital. It traces the breakthroughs in various areas of science since the classical times.

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Accompanying a landmark BBC television series, "Science Story" traces the breakthroughs in every area of science from classical times to today. Throughout, the award-winning authors show us the big historical picture too. Great science happens when brilliant minds collide with new discoveries and tools at specific points in time. These intriguing and sometimes quirky insights are summarized in unique 'Connections' diagrams throughout the book. And we see the powerful and poignant human stories behind the discoveries. Scientists have always struggled against prejudice and closed minds - often their own. It takes a great deal of evidence to shift our world view. Challenging many of our assumptions about the history of science this is the perfect guide to where science has come from and why it is so vital today.

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SKU GOR001830558
Title The Story of Science: Power, Proof, Passion
Author By (author) Michael Mosley
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Octopus Publishing Group
Year Published 2010
Number of Pages 288
ISBN 10 1845335473
ISBN 13 9781845335472
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Accompanying a landmark BBC television series, "Science Story" traces the breakthroughs in every area of science from classical times to today. Throughout, the award-winning authors show us the big historical picture too. Great science happens when brilliant minds collide with new discoveries and tools at specific points in time. These intriguing and sometimes quirky insights are summarized in unique 'Connections' diagrams throughout the book. And we see the powerful and poignant human stories behind the discoveries. Scientists have always struggled against prejudice and closed minds - often their own. It takes a great deal of evidence to shift our world view. Challenging many of our assumptions about the history of science this is the perfect guide to where science has come from and why it is so vital today.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001830558
Title The Story of Science: Power, Proof, Passion
Author By (author) Michael Mosley
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Octopus Publishing Group
Year Published 2010
Number of Pages 288
ISBN 10 1845335473
ISBN 13 9781845335472
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No