A Little History of Science by William Bynum


By William Bynum

Technological know-how is astounding. It tells us concerning the limitless reaches of house, the tiniest dwelling organism, the human physique, the heritage of Earth. humans have consistently been doing technological know-how simply because they've got regularly desired to make feel of the realm and harness its strength. From old Greek philosophers via Einstein and Watson and Crick to the computer-assisted scientists of at the present time, women and men have questioned, tested, experimented, calculated, and infrequently made discoveries so earthshaking that folks understood the world—or themselves—in a completely new way.

This inviting ebook tells a very good experience tale: the historical past of technological know-how. It takes readers to the celebs in the course of the telescope, because the sunlight replaces the earth on the heart of our universe. It delves underneath the outside of the planet, charts the evolution of chemistry's periodic desk, introduces the physics that specify electrical energy, gravity, and the constitution of atoms. It recounts the medical quest that exposed the DNA molecule and opened unimagined new vistas for exploration.

Emphasizing incredible and private tales of scientists either recognized and unsung, A Little background of technological know-how traces the march of technological know-how throughout the centuries. The booklet opens a window at the intriguing and unpredictable nature of clinical job and describes the uproar which may happen while clinical findings problem demonstrated rules. With pleasant illustrations and a hot, available variety, this can be a quantity for old and young to treasure jointly.

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