A Literary Companion to Science
Walter Bruno Gratzer
Norton, 1990 - Literature and science - 517 pages
This collection consists of over 200 extracts linked together by Gratzer's lively and informative commentary. Grouped under six headings, they introduce the giants of science, explore science's impact on the world, share the thrill of discovery, and capture the ambiguity of science.
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"Science! true daughter of Old Time thou art!'' wrote Poe in tribute. This often-serious, often-spurious account of madcap scientists and modern inventions blends the writing of H.G. Wells and Isaac ... Read full review