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The Science Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The Science Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

Explores the history of science, how scientists have sought to explain our incredible universe and how amazing scientific discoveries have been made. This book helps you discover how Galileo worked out his scientific theories of motion and inertia, why Copernicus' ideas were cont... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781409350156
Barcode 9781409350156
Published 23 July 2014 by Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By DK
Series Big Ideas
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ISBN-13 9781409350156
ISBN-10 1409350150
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Imprint DK
Publication Date 23 July 2014
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By DK
Series Big Ideas
Category Science
Technology & Applied Sciences
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 203mm
Height: 242mm
Spine: 25mm
Weight 1,142g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Science - History
NBS Text Popular Science
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 500
Catalogue Code 504933

Description of this Book

All the big ideas in science, simply explained Part of the popular Big Ideas series, The Science Book explores the history of science, how scientists have sought to explain our incredible universe and how amazing scientific discoveries have been made. Discover how Galileo worked out his scientific theories of motion and inertia, why Copernicus' ideas were contentious and what the discovery of DNA meant. All the big scientific ideas and discoveries are brought to life with quirky graphics, pithy quotes and step-by-step 'mind maps', plus every area of science is covered, including astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, maths and physics. You'll be brought up-to-date on scientific ideas from black holes to genetic engineering with eye-catching artworks showing how the ideas of key scientists have impacted our understanding of the world. Whether you are a science student or just have an interest in scientific ideas, The Science Book is a perfect way to explore this fascinating subject.

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UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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