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The Resource Science firsts : from the creation of science to the science of creation, Robert Adler

Science firsts : from the creation of science to the science of creation, Robert Adler

Label
Science firsts : from the creation of science to the science of creation
Title
Science firsts
Title remainder
from the creation of science to the science of creation
Statement of responsibility
Robert Adler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Tells the engaging and inspiring stories of thirty-five landmark scientific discoveries. From the first accurate prediction of an eclipse in 585 B.C. to the cloning of Dolly the sheep ... Adler clearly explains the context and importance of these discoveries."
Cataloging source
GKV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Adler, Robert E.
Dewey number
509
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Scientists
Label
Science firsts : from the creation of science to the science of creation, Robert Adler
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/wiley031/2002727233.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thales and natural causation -- Anaximander orders the cosmos -- Pythagoras numbers the cosmos -- Atoms and the void -- Aristotle and the birth of biology -- Aristarchus, the forgotten Copernicus -- Archimedes's physics -- Ibn al-Haitham illuminates vision -- Copernicus moves the earth -- Galileo discovers the skies -- Kepler solves the planetary puzzle -- Van Leeuwenhoek explores the microcosm -- Newton: gravity and light -- A breath of fresh air -- Humphry Davy, intoxicated with discovery -- Visionaries of the computer -- Darwin's great truth -- A genius in the garden -- Mendeleev charts the elements -- In the realm of radioactivity -- Planck's quantum leap -- Wired on wireless -- Rutherford dissects the atom -- Einstein: matter, energy, space, and time -- Wegener sets the continents adrift -- Hubble's expanding universe -- Out of Africa -- Fermi and the fire of the gods -- McClintock's chromosomes -- A bit of genius -- The dynamic duo of DNA -- Echoes of creation -- We are not what we seem -- Planetary pioneers -- After Dolly, life will never be the same
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vii, 232 pages
Isbn
9780471401742
Lccn
2002727233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm50618903
  • OCoLC
Label
Science firsts : from the creation of science to the science of creation, Robert Adler
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/wiley031/2002727233.html
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thales and natural causation -- Anaximander orders the cosmos -- Pythagoras numbers the cosmos -- Atoms and the void -- Aristotle and the birth of biology -- Aristarchus, the forgotten Copernicus -- Archimedes's physics -- Ibn al-Haitham illuminates vision -- Copernicus moves the earth -- Galileo discovers the skies -- Kepler solves the planetary puzzle -- Van Leeuwenhoek explores the microcosm -- Newton: gravity and light -- A breath of fresh air -- Humphry Davy, intoxicated with discovery -- Visionaries of the computer -- Darwin's great truth -- A genius in the garden -- Mendeleev charts the elements -- In the realm of radioactivity -- Planck's quantum leap -- Wired on wireless -- Rutherford dissects the atom -- Einstein: matter, energy, space, and time -- Wegener sets the continents adrift -- Hubble's expanding universe -- Out of Africa -- Fermi and the fire of the gods -- McClintock's chromosomes -- A bit of genius -- The dynamic duo of DNA -- Echoes of creation -- We are not what we seem -- Planetary pioneers -- After Dolly, life will never be the same
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vii, 232 pages
Isbn
9780471401742
Lccn
2002727233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm50618903
  • OCoLC

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