Science: A History, 1543-2001

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Allen Lane, 2002 - Science - 646 pages
An accessible narrative history, focusing on the way in which science has progressed by building on what went before, and also on the very close relationship between the progress of science and improved technology.

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User Review  - neurodrew - LibraryThing

John Gribbin writes excellent narrative history, with an eye for the entertaining anecdote, but also in a well-organized and comprehensive fashion, covering physics, biology, chemistry and geology equally well. Read full review

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User Review  - psiloiordinary - LibraryThing

A great introduction to the topic which concentrates on the people and their lives and only gives a brief insight into the science itself. Very easy to read and with many entertaining anecdotes and ... Read full review

Contents

Science Finds its Feet
107
The Newtonian Revolution
149
Expanding Horizons
193
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

John Gribbin, visiting fellow in astronomy at the University of Sussex. He is married to Mary Grivvin, also a science writer.

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