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Piergiorgio Odifreddi racconta Pitagora, Euclide e la nascita del pensiero scientifico by Piergiorgio Odifreddi1
Archimede: Il primo genio universale by Giulio Giorello2
Margherita Hack racconta Tolomeo e Copernico. Dalle stelle la misura dell'uomo by Margherita Hack3
Enrico Bellone racconta Galileo, Keplero e la nascita del metodo scientifico by Enrico Bellone4
Piergiorgio Odifreddi racconta Isaac Newton. La gravità, la luce e i colori del mondo by Piergiorgio Odifreddi5
Charles Darwin. L'uomo: evoluzione di un progetto? by Edoardo Boncinelli6
Sheldon Lee Glashow racconta Maxwell: elettricità, magnetismo e luce, una sola famiglia by Sheldon Lee Glashow7
Pasteur. Dalla nascita della medicina moderna alla lotta contro il cancro by Umberto Veronesi8
Harold Kroto racconta Lavoisier e Mendeleev. Tra atomi e molecole: nasce la chimica moderna by Harold Kroto9
Claudio Bartocci racconta Gauss, Riemann, Poincaré e Hilbert. La matematica diventa scienza by Claudio Bartocci10
Marie Curie. La scoperta della radioattività by Giuseppe Bruzzaniti11
Albert Einstein. Relativamente a spazio e tempo by Enrico Bellone12
Sheldon Lee Glashow racconta Max Planck e la fisica dei quanti by Sheldon Lee Glashow13
Enrico Fermi. L'atomo e la bomba atomica by Giuseppe Bruzzaniti14
Piergiorgio Odifreddi racconta Gödel e Turing. La nascita del computer e la società dell'informazione by Piergiorgio Odifreddi15
DNA: The Secret of Life by James D. Watson16
John Nash racconta la teoria dei giochi by John Nash17
James Watson racconta il genoma umano. La sequenza della vita by James D. Watson18
La teoria dei numeri. L'evoluzione della matematica dall'antichità ad oggi by Andrew Wiles19
Edward Witten racconta la teoria delle stringhe: la teoria del tutto by Edward Witten20

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