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The new intelligent man's guide to science (original 1960; edition 1965)

by Isaac Asimov

Series: Asimov's guide to science (vol. 1-2)

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Asimov tells the stories behind the science: the men and women who made the important discoveries and how they did it. Ranging from Galilei, Achimedes, Newton and Einstein, he takes the most complex concepts and explains it in such a way that a first-time reader on the subject feels confident on his/her understanding.… (more)
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Title:The new intelligent man's guide to science
Authors:Isaac Asimov
Info:New York, Basic Books [1965]
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Asimov's New Guide to Science by Isaac Asimov (1960)

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    The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution by David Wootton (themulhern)
    themulhern: Asimov's general discussion of science and its invention, which in his book is only in the first chapter, really complement Wootton's, and vice-versa. By the time Asimov's fourth guide, "Asimov's New Guide to Science" was published in the 1980s he had done some pretty deep thinking and it's remarkable how his thoughts and Wootton's seem to align.… (more)
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Very nice introduction to the history of science and funny typo: "Geronimo Cardano".
  themulhern | Aug 14, 2019 |
Dr Asimov's history and overview of the world
  stevholt | Nov 19, 2017 |
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To Janet Jeppson Asimov who shares my interest in science and every other aspect of my life.
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Asimov tells the stories behind the science: the men and women who made the important discoveries and how they did it. Ranging from Galilei, Achimedes, Newton and Einstein, he takes the most complex concepts and explains it in such a way that a first-time reader on the subject feels confident on his/her understanding.

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