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The age of wonder : [how the romantic generation discovered the beauty and terror of science]

Author: Richard Holmes; Gildart Jackson
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Age of Wonder" explores the earliest ideas of deep time and space, and the explorers of "dynamic science": an infinite, mysterious Nature waiting to be discovered. Three lives dominate the book: William Herschel, his sister Caroline, and Humphry Davy.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
History
Named Person: William Herschel; Caroline Lucretia Herschel; Humphry Davy, Sir; Humphry Davy, Sir; Caroline Lucretia Herschel; William Herschel
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Holmes; Gildart Jackson
ISBN: 9781455114351 1455114359
OCLC Number: 758519348
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 21:26:33.
Unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by Gildart Jackson.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 308192 KB; MP3 file size: 604556 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: by Richard Holmes.

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"The Age of Wonder" explores the earliest ideas of deep time and space, and the explorers of "dynamic science": an infinite, mysterious Nature waiting to be discovered. Three lives dominate the book: William Herschel, his sister Caroline, and Humphry Davy.

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