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  • Published: 31 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241446331
  • Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 520
  • RRP: $70.00
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Science

The Definitive Visual Guide



A beautifully illustrated, thematically arranged history of science - covering great scientists, inventions, and ideas - that has been updated to include the latest scientific advances


Delve into the story of science - from astronomy and biology to geology and mathematics - with this illustrated guide to the great scientists, discoveries, and inventions that shaped our world.

Going from the dawn of science to the information age, Science tells you all there is to know about ground-breaking events, experiments, theories, and individuals, as well as explaining why each is so significant to the development of scientific thought.

Lavish illustrations and stunning photographs help to tell the story of innovation, from ancient Greek geometry to quantum physics. Fascinating biographies of key players - including Zhang Heng, Isaac Newton, and Marie Curie - give you more information about the people behind each discovery. Packed full of straightforward and informative diagrams and CGIs, Science clearly explains how scientific principles - from algebra to how the heart beats - actually work.

Updated to include the latest scientific developments, from recent advances in genetic engineering to the detection of gravitational waves 100 years after Einstein predicted their existence, Science is the ultimate book for anyone who wants to know more about how we came to understand the world around us.

  • Published: 31 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241446331
  • Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 520
  • RRP: $70.00
Categories:

About the author

Adam Hart-Davis

Multitalented Adam Hart-Davis is a scientist, photographer, writer and broadcaster. He has presented programmes including What the Tudors Did for Us, What the Victorians Did for Us and Science Shack. Adam is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and acts as a judge in many photographic competitions including Novartis.

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