The Timetables of Science: A Chronology of the Most Important People and Events in the History of Science

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Simon and Schuster, 1988 - Science - 656 pages
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"Contains over 10,000 entries organized chronologically and by discipline, interspersed with more than 100 short essays on science and technology and nine overviews of the main periods of scientific history. The flow of who discovered what -- from ancient times to the present era in: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics and Technology. Indexed by subject and name." N Y Public Libr Book of How & Where to Look It Up.

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I love these kinds of books. It is comprehensive and makes for absorbing browsing. I think the Timetables of History is a bit more fascinating because everything is there. Read full review

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About the author (1988)

European correspondent ALEXANDER HELLEMANS regularly contributes to Nature, Science Now, and Science magazine.

Bryan Bunch has written or edited numerous science books. He lives in Pleasant Valley, New York.

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