A Brief History of Science
Barnes & Noble, 1998 - Science - 224 pages
Tells the story of the development of scientific theory, from the dawn of history to now: the leaps of imagination, the intellectual virtuosity, and the sheer hard work that has accompanied this pursuit of truth.
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CHAOS AND ORDER I
ENERGY AND MOTION
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