100 Scientists Who Made History

100 Scientists Who Made History

By: Andrea Mills (author)Hardback

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From brainy biologists and clever chemists to magnificent mathematicians and pioneering physicists, discover 100 remarkable scientists who shaped our world. Containing a universe of knowledge, 100 Scientists Who Made History tells the story of the people who increased our grasp of almost everything around us. From Aristotle and Rosalind Franklin, to Marie Curie and Stephen Hawking and Brian Cox, get the low down on the people whose thirst for knowledge has shaped the way we live today. With beautiful photography and illustrations, 100 Scientists Who Made History is a fascinating look at the most important scientists and their discoveries. It's the perfect way for kids to meet science's most important people.

Contents

1: Perceptive pioneers 1: Aristotle 2: Greek greats 1: Pythagoras 2: Empedocles 3: Democritus 4: Euclid 5: Hypatia 4: Archimedes 5: Hippocrates 6: Zhang Heng 7: Claudius Galen 8: Al-Khwarizmi 9: Avicenna 10: Averroes 11: Fibonacci 12: Francis Bacon 2: Brilliant biologists 1: Hildegard of Bingen 2: Mary Anning 3: Seeing things 1: Alhazen 2: Roger Bacon 3: Willebrord Snell 4: Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 5: Patricia Bath 4: Robert Hooke 5: Carl Linnaeus 6: Charles Darwin 7: Gregor Mendel 8: Nettie Stevens 9: Thomas Hunt Morgan 10: Alexander Fleming 11: Franklin, Crick, and Watson 12: Inge Lehmann 13: Live James Lovelock 14: Charles David Keeling 15: Medical masterminds 1: Edward Jenner 2: Jonas Salk 3: Paul Ehrlich 4: Francoise Barre-Sinoussi 5: Joshua Lederberg 3: Clever chemists 1: Robert Boyle 2: Joseph Black 3: Joseph Priestly 4: Alessandro Volta 6: Michael Faraday 7: Louis Pasteur 8: Dmitri Mendeleev 9: Inventive chemists 1: Charles Goodyear 2: Leo Baekeland 3: Percy Julian 4: Stephanie Kwolek 5: George William Gray 10: The Curies 11: Alice Ball 12: Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin 13: Barbara McClintock 4: Phenomenal physicists 1: Leonardo da Vinci 2: Nicolaus Copernicus 3: Galileo Galilei 4: Johannes Kepler 5: Christiaan Huygens 6: Edmond Halley 7: Henriette Swan Leavitt 8: Isaac Newton 9: James Clerk Maxwell 10: Ernest Rutherford 11: Albert Einstein 12: J Robert Oppenheimer 13: Penzias and Wilson 14: Quantum physicists 1: James Chadwick 2: Werner Heisenberg 3: Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar 4: Richard Feynman 5: Peter Higgs 15: Edwin Hubble 16: Vera Rubin 17: Stephen Hawking 5: Incredible inventors 1: James Watt 2: Rudolf Diesel 3: Computing creatives 1: Ada Lovelace 2: Grace Murray Hopper 3: John von Neumann 4: Anne Easley 5: Tim Berners-Lee 4: Wilhelm Rontgen 5: C V Raman 6: Nikola Tesla 7: Joseph Lister 8: Alan Turing 9: Alfred Nobel 10: Ali Javan 11: Rachel Carson 12: Communicators 1: David Attenborough 2: Carl Sagan 3: Dava Sobel 3: Bill Nye 4: Neil DeGrasse Tyson 6: Let's applaud... 7: Glossary 8: Index 9: Acknowledgments

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780241304327
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9780241304327
  • weight: 763
  • ISBN10: 0241304326

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