The Science Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

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Dorling Kindersley Limited, Feb 2, 2015 - Science - 352 pages

Did the Universe start with a Big Bang? Is light a wave, a particle - or both? Are we the cause of global warming?

Science has made it possible to comprehend the world we live in and the theoretical multiverses beyond, offering technological advances and extending the frontiers of knowledge.

Written in plain English, The Science Book presents 80 of the most trailblazing ideas in physics, chemistry, and biology. It is packed with short, pithy explanations that cut through the jargon, step-by-step diagrams that untangle knotty theories, classic quotes that make scientific discoveries memorable, and witty illustrations that enhance and play with our understanding of science. Whatever your grasp of the subject, whether you're a keen student or an armchair expert, you'll find plenty to stimulate you within this book.

Part of the popular "Big Ideas" series, The Science Book is the perfect way to explore this fascinating subject.

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