Sciencia: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Astronomy for All by Burkard Polster, Gerard Cheshire, Matthew Watkins, Moff Betts |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Sciencia: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Astronomy for All

Sciencia: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Astronomy for All

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by Burkard Polster, Gerard Cheshire, Matthew Watkins, Moff Betts
     
 

From basic mathematical and physical formulas that govern much of our world to the components of matter; from the structure of the cosmos to that of the human body-the discoveries of scientists over the last millennium have been remarkable.

Sciencia gathers together Useful Mathematical and Physical Formulae, Q.E.D, Essential Elements,

Overview

From basic mathematical and physical formulas that govern much of our world to the components of matter; from the structure of the cosmos to that of the human body-the discoveries of scientists over the last millennium have been remarkable.

Sciencia gathers together Useful Mathematical and Physical Formulae, Q.E.D, Essential Elements, Evolution, The Human Body, and The Compact Cosmos, six elegant and insightful short volumes spanning the realms of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, evolution, and astronomy, offering invaluable information to today's readers. Lavishly illustrated with engravings, woodcuts, and original drawings and diagrams, Sciencia will inspire readers of all ages to take an interest in the interconnected knowledge of the modern sciences.

Beautifully produced in thirteen different colors of ink, Sciencia is an essential reference and an elegant gift.

Editorial Reviews

This 384-page anthology collects half a dozen entries in Walker's popular Wooden Books series. As the subtitle suggests, the topics cover the mathematical and physical formulas that govern existence as every level from the tiniest microbes to the remotest galaxies of the universe. Like each of its individual components, Sciencia contains engravings and woodcuts of original drawings and diagrams in thirteen colors. An offbeat, elegant gift.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802778994
Publisher:
Walker & Company
Publication date:
10/25/2011
Series:
Wooden Books Series
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
109,186
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

Matthew Watkins, Ph.D. is a musician and mathematician. He lives in England. Matt Tweed is an artist and musician. He lives in England. Burkard Polster is a professor of mathematics at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. Gerard Cheshire is is a professional science writer. He lives in England. Moff Betts, M.D. lives and practices medicine in Wales.

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