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A Brief History of Science by John Gribbin
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A Brief History of Science

by John Gribbin (Editor)

Other authors: David Bradley (Contributor), Richard Dawkins (Contributor)

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A beautiful book.

A romp through science and history.

I particularly liked the experiment to demonstrate the wave nature of light using just your fingers.

My copy is ten years old and doesn't this just demonstrate how far we have come i.e. the internet, dark matter and dark energy for starters.

Occasional strange graphics for the pedant to spot e.g. a model of mars being squeezed and a diagram labelled as a bar code which consists of a bar with stripes on !

Overall very good fun. ( )
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A brief history of science.

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Aims to demystify scientific knowledge. The history of science is treated as it chronologically appears in the various fields and is displayed in a timeline at the beginning of the book.

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