The Great Ideas That Shaped Our World

Book - 2002
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E=MC2. A brilliant premise, but you could never understand it till now. Physics, genetics, chemistry, biology, astronomy: science is changing so rapidly, that it's almost impossible for a novice to keep track of the new ideas that are shaping our present...and altering our future. Here's a friendly, expert guide that will steer you through the modern maze of knowledge, a nuts-and-bolts "factopedia" that hones in on the really big concepts that have made an impact on our world. Getting the information you're looking for is simplicity itself: just turn to any one of the basic sections--The World Around Us, The Humanity Within Us, and The Mind Within Us-to find full coverage of all the key movers and shakers, handily listed in specific subsections by their discipline. There's no plunging through a mass of extraneous information; each gets right to the heart of the matter. There's no better way to stay scientifically informed!
Publisher: [New York] : Friedman/Fairfax Publishers, c2002
Description: 192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
ISBN: 9781586636999
Branch Call Number: 909.08 Moo


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flash2121 Jul 12, 2012

Pythagoras proved that a square drawn so that its sides are the length of the longest side of a right angle,PLATO,it is a very great book to read from many famous people
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