Science in 100 Key Breakthroughs

Science in 100 Key Breakthroughs

Paul Parsons

An illustrated survey of the a hundred key discoveries of technology throughout numerous millennia.

In a hundred bite-size sections, Science in a hundred Key Breakthroughs encapsulates the heritage of Western technological know-how, from astronomy and physics to geology, biology and psychology -- and every little thing in among. beginning with the origins of counting greater than 35,000 years in the past, the ebook tells the wealthy and interesting tale of encouraged innovations and the way sluggish growth and encouraged leaps of mind's eye complicated technology.

greater than two hundred computer-generated photographs, photos and illustrations spotlight concise textual content that describes a hundred serious junctures in clinical development. a few of these are:

  • The circumference of Earth
  • Algebra
  • Newton's precept
  • Pi
  • Germ concept
  • X-rays
  • Viruses
  • Chaos idea
  • Relativity
  • Brownian movement
  • Wave/particle duality
  • The computing device
  • The double helix
  • The human genome.

Science in a hundred Key Breakthroughs is facts of our wish to comprehend the area round us and our choice to discover the solutions.

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