Great scientific experiments: twenty experiments that changed our view of the world

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Oxford University Press, 1983 - Science - 216 pages
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Vivid, readable, and accurate, these tales of landmark scientific inquiries include Aristotle's work on the embryology of the chick, Galileo's discovery of the law of descent, Newton's experiment on the nature of colors, and 17 others. Each experiment is appraised and analyzed in the light of subsequent events.

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Great stuff. But something about the gestational stages of a chicken egg just doesn't get my juices flowing. In fact, it is more likely to dry out my eyeballs. Read full review


A Exploring the Characteristics of a Naturally
B Deciding between Rival Hypotheses
Finding the Form of a Law Inductively

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Rom Harr? is a Lecturer in the Philosophy of Science at Oxford University and an Adjunct Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the State University of New York at Binghamton.

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