Trailblazers in Science

Trailblazers in Science

by Peter Moore

Hardcover

$40.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781477781401
Publisher: Rosen Publishing Group, Incorporated, The
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Series: Original Thinkers Series
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

The Body

Claudius Galen 8

Anatomy 10

William Harvey 12

John Hunter 14

Felix Hoffmann 16

Karl Landsteiner 18

Carl Djerassi 20

Biological Systems

Carl Linnaeus 22

Charles Darwin 24

Evolution 26

Gregor Mendel 28

Barbara McClintock 30

Crick and Watson 32

Frederick Sanger 34

The human genome project 36

Combating Diseases

Edward Jenner 38

Florence Nightingale 40

Louis Pasteur 42

Robert Koch 44

Disease-causing agents 46

Alexander Fleming 48

Planets and Stars

Aristarchus of Samos 50

The solar system 52

Claudius Ptolemaeus 54

Galileo Galilei 56

Johannes Kepler 58

Fredrich Bessel 60

Edwin Hubble 62

Georges Lemaître 64

Arthur C. Clarke 66

Stephen Hawking 68

Physics and Chemistry

Robert Boyle 70

Isaac Newton 72

Joseph Priestley 74

Alessandro Volta 76

Electricity 78

Michael Faraday 80

James Joule 82

Dmitry Mendeleyev 84

Wilhelm Röntgen 86

Heinrich Hertz 88

Marie Curie 90

Ernest Rutherford 92

Nuclear science 94

Albert Einstein 96

E=MC2 98

Werner Heisenberg 100

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin 102

Mathematics

Pythagoras 104

Euclid of Alexandria 106

Archimedes of Syracuse 108

P1 110

Hypatia 112

George Boole 114

Jules-Henri Poincaré 116

Andrey Nikolayevich Kolmogorov 118

John von Neumann 120

Alan Turing 122

Computing 124

Claude Elwood Shannon 126

Glossary 128

For More Information 129

For Further Reading 131

Index 132

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