Remarkable Discoveries! (Hardcover)

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Remarkable Discoveries is an enthusiastic and engaging narrative that explores eighteen exciting discoveries--found in all areas of science--that have had a profound impact on modern life. Writing in an informative yet relaxed style, the author relates the histories of such fascinating discoveries as electricity, DNA, microbes, plate tectonics, and x-rays. He emphasizes the personalities involved, the role of serendipity, and the elements of surprise and wonder that often accompany scientific research. This book's wonderful vignettes, related in highly readable prose, will leave any reader intrigued and informed.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780521433174
ISBN-10: 0521433177
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: September 30th, 1994
Pages: 292
Language: English