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The advent of electricity 1800-1900

Author: Charlie Samuels
Publisher: London : Franklin Watts, 2015. ©2015
Series: Science timelines.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Each volume in the five-book series examines the story of scientific discovery in a series of timelines and each chapter examines either a particular aspect of science, or the life and work of an important scientist of the time. Parallels with other fields, such as astronomy and mathematics are highlighted so that readers can gain a rounded understanding of how scientists build on what has gone before and how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlie Samuels
ISBN: 9781445142555 1445142554
OCLC Number: 921336215
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), map, portraits ; 28 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Evidence in fossils --
The birth of photography --
Michael Faraday --
Darwin and evolution --
Mendel and genetics --
The periodic table --
Germs and disease --
The internal combustion engine --
Sources of electricity --
The elusive electron.
Series Title: Science timelines.
Responsibility: by Charlie Samuels.

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This science series presents some of the key figures, events and advances that define technological progress from the 1500s to the present day.  Read more...

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