The Fellowship: Gilbert, Bacon, Harvey, Wren, Newton, and the Story of a Scientific Revolution
Charts the efforts of a group of "natural philosophers" in seventeenth-century England who were to become the founding fathers of the Royal Society, placing their collaborations against a backdrop of period civil war, superstition, and ignorance while discussing the specific contributions of such figures as Francis Bacon and Isaac Newton. Reprint.
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THE FELLOWSHIP: Gilbert, Bacon, Harvey, Wren, Newton, and the Story of a Scientific RevolutionUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
How England's Royal Society was born from, and continued to foster, the groundbreaking innovations of scientists."The revolution in science was . . . not the work of one man, but of a Fellowship ... Read full review
The Fellowship: Gilbert, Bacon, Harvey, Wren, Newton, and the Story of a Scentific RevolutionUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Readers with any interest in the creation, development, and acceptance of the scientific method will get caught up in the excitement Gribbin (Science: A History ) brings to this chronicle of modern ... Read full review