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Remarkable Discoveries!, FRANK ASHALL

Author:    FRANK ASHALL

Title:   Remarkable Discoveries!

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Cambridge University Press 1996-08-28

ISBN Number:    0521589533 / 9780521589536

Seller ID:   20070829120711

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.

Price = 20.99 USD



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