On Giants' Shoulders
The fascinating story of science unfolds in this account of the lives and extraordinary discoveries of twelve of its greatest figures - Archimedes, Galileo, Newton, Lavoisier, Faraday, Darwin, Poincaré, Freud, Einstein, Marie Curie and Crick and Watson. Exploring their impact and legacy with leading scientists of today including Stephen Jay Gould, Oliver Sacks, Lewis Wolpert, Susan Greenfield, Roger Penrose and Richard Dawkins, Melvyn Bragg illuminates the core issues of science past and present, and conveys the excitement and importance of the scientific quest.
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Review: On Giants' Shoulders: Great Scientists And Their Discoveries From Archimedes To DnaUser Review - Will Plewa - Goodreads
I found the format very annoying. As much as I enjoyed the content, I doubt I'll return to this book. Read full review
Review: On Giants' ShouldersUser Review - Shreyas - Goodreads
Amazing anecdotes and descriptions about the legends of science. Read full review