Blending science, and history, this biography series spotlights breakthrough discoveries and the scientists behind them, the effects of the scientists' work in their own life-times and their legacies. Narratives, primary source letters, diary excerpts, and newspaper headlines reveal flashes of inspiration, behind-the-scenes tensions, and spectacular triumphs. Timelines place each life and discovery in the context of significant world events, and color panels explain the science behind the discoveries.
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