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Science: The Definitive Visual Guide

by DK Publishing
     
 

Encompassing everything from ancient Greek geometry and quantum physics to the wedge and the World Wide Web, Science is a remarkable reference book that tells the story of science from earliest times to the present day — now available in paperback!

Overview

Encompassing everything from ancient Greek geometry and quantum physics to the wedge and the World Wide Web, Science is a remarkable reference book that tells the story of science from earliest times to the present day — now available in paperback!

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"DK's most essential title of the year…In pages that swell with history, factoid-rich info boxes, charts, stunning photographs and illustrations, seemingly everything under the sun is surveyed…" — NPR.org

"…[contains] stunning photos, illustrations, charts, tables, and the like in great quantity and quality." — BookPage

"Mad scientists and schoolchildren alike will reach for their chemistry kits after flipping through Science…Every important discovery is explained in simple terms." — Austin American-Statesman

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756689018
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
09/19/2011
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
418,342
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
11 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Adam Hart-Davis is a writer, photographer, and broadcaster and an established television face of science and the history of science. Among recent TV work, he has presented and written the books for the BBC series What the Romans/Ancients/Tudors/Stuarts/Victorians Did for Us, as well as presented How London Was Built, which was broadcast on both British television and The History Channel. He is the author of over 20 books on science, technology, and invention, and has received 12 honorary doctorates, a medal from the Royal Academy of Engineering for the Public Promotion of Engineering, and the 1999 Gerald Frewer memorial trophy of the Council of Engineering Designers.

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