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From the world's greatest scientists--the world's greatest science book! With a foreword written by critically acclaimed author Simon Singh (Fermat's Last Theorem) and essays by such major writers as Richard Dawkings, Susan Greenfield, and John Gribbin, it presents 250 of the most significant milestones in the history of scientific discovery. Accompanying this unique persp ...more
Hardcover, 512 pages
Published December 31st 2001 by Cassell
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In The Science Book: 250 Milestones in the History of Science 250 of the greatest and most notable scientific discoveries over the course of time have been gathered together in one huge, enjoyable read. It gives its reader a great overview of the history and development of science, especially in the fields of mathematics, physics, biology, astronomy, geology, medicine, and psychology. Starting at 35,00 B.C. with the Origin of Counting, it goes all the way through to 2000, ending with the Sequenc ...more
Blanca
This book can really be called "The Science Book" with 250 of the most significant milestones in the history of scientific discovery. It also has forwards and articles by important articles like Richard Dawkins and John Gribbin. This a great book for both teachers and student filled with great imformations.
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Dec 05, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone who has an interest in all things science
Recommended to Nicole by: Found it while browsing at B&N
The Science Book takes the reader through 250 of the most imparitive discovories/acomplishments in science. Includes beautiful pictures and is written so that anyone can understand and appreciate it, even if science is not a strong topic for the reader.
Sam
A thoroughly interesting book concerning the most important scientific discoveries in history. Written in such a way that everyone can understand whether they have a background in science or not. Well illustrated and appealling
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Referencing really..continuously... curious four year old.
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