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A Little History of Science

A fascinating history of science through the ages, taking readers to the stars, delving beneath the surface of the planet, charting the evolution of the periodic table, and recounting the scientific quest that revealed the DNA molecule and opened up unthinkable new vistas for exploration. '... an inspiring reminder to anyone of our extraordinary journey from ignorance to knowledge' "BBC Focus"
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William Bynum is Emeritus Professor of the History of Medicine, UCL, and specializes in the history of malaria and the impact of evolutionary ideas on medicine. Among his publications are A Dictionary of the History of Science (1981), Science and the Practice of Medicine in the Nineteenth Century (1994), The Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations (2005) and Dictionary of Medical Biography (5 vols., 2007). His research also closely covers Darwin.

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"'This freshest entry in Yale's youngster-friendly Little History series covers science from Babylonian astronomy to the Human Genome Project and the Higgs Boson, in a series of lucid short chapters' (Steven Poole, The Guardian) 'This is a thoughtful, elegantly presented volume with the younger reader in mind, although it's an inspiring reminder to anyone of our extraordinary journey from ignorance to knowledge.' (Dallas Campbell, BBC Focus) 'Beginning with the Babylonians and ending with the World Wide Web, Bynum manages to squeeze in nearly every essential scientific idea and discovery while also discussing most major disciplines... I happily confess I learned a lot.' (Andrew Robinson, New Scientist)"
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Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 272
Erscheinungsdatum 02.08.2013
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-300-19713-6
Reihe Little Histories
Verlag Yale University Press
Maße (L/B/H) 214/139/23 mm
Gewicht 404
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