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Almost everyone's guide to science : the universe, life, and everything

Author: John Gribbin; Mary Gribbin
Publisher: New Haven : Yale Nota Bene/Yale University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction to science that offers easy-to-understand explanations on many of the basic principles of science, including the structure of an atom, the origins of man, the birth of the universe, and other related topics.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Gribbin; Mary Gribbin
ISBN: 0300084609 9780300084603
OCLC Number: 45252195
Notes: Originally published: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1998.
Description: 232 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Atoms and elements --
Inside the atom --
Particles and fields --
Chemistry --
Molecules of life --
Evolution --
Our changing planet --
Winds of change --
The sun and its family --
The lives of the stars --
The large and the small.
Responsibility: John Gribbin with Mary Gribbin.

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Gribbon speaks to those who are interested in science but are scared off by the technical detail, in a broad picture of scientific achievement at the end of the 20th century.  Read more...

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