Scientists: Extraordinary People Who Altered the Course of History
  • Scientists: Extraordinary People Who Altered the Course of History
  • Scientists: Extraordinary People Who Altered the Course of History

Scientists: Extraordinary People Who Altered the Course of History

by Meredith MacArdle, Elizabeth Miles, Emma Campbell, Nicole Chakton
     
 

All over the globe, in every field, scientists have used experimental methods to explore and verify theories ranging from evolution to general relativity. Beginning with the Ancients, through the pioneers of the Scientific Revolution, to the remarkable and increasingly specialized scientists of the modern era, they have inspired legions of followers, some have

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All over the globe, in every field, scientists have used experimental methods to explore and verify theories ranging from evolution to general relativity. Beginning with the Ancients, through the pioneers of the Scientific Revolution, to the remarkable and increasingly specialized scientists of the modern era, they have inspired legions of followers, some have generated fear, and many have made such an impact as to alter the course of history.

Discover the life and work of more than 100 scientists. Find out where and when they lived, review their accomplishments, and understand how they transformed our world.

  • An essential guide to 2,500 years of scientific endeavor.
  • Learn about the many disciplines of science including astronomy, medicine, mathematics, optics, botany, geology, chemistry, physics, biology, and genetics.
  • See scientists in the context of their times.
  • Includes highlights of each scientist’s life and work, and an analysis of their contribution and legacy.


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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435110182
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
12/04/2008
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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