Little Book of Big Ideas: Science / Edition 1

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Overview

Presented in a concise and accessible format, this handbook features 50 of the most influential scientists and 10 of the greatest scientific achievements from the past 4,000 years. This trusty guide explains scientific advances in anatomy, computing, electricity, and astronomy and features scientific thinkers from Pythagoras to Newton to Hawking. Packed with key facts and figures, this pocketful of knowledge provides information for those just brushing up on recent developments or for those in need of a quick crash course in major scientific breakthroughs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781556526657
  • Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/28/2007
  • Series: Little Book of Big Ideas series Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,021,527
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.25 (h) x 0.32 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Moore

Dr. Peter Moore is a medical journalist and Honorary Fellow of Trinity College–Bristol. He is the chairman of the Medical Journalists’ Association and winner of numerous awards for his journalism, including the MJA Tony Thislethwaite Award for his most recent book, Blood and Justice. He is also the author of E=MC2 and The Forensics Handbook.

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