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The canon : a whirligig tour of the beautiful basics of science

Author: Natalie Angier
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that the students should know about the classic ideas of physics and evolutionary biology as well as the classic works of Beethoven and Picasso. This book is a guide to scientific literacy for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natalie Angier
ISBN: 0571239714 : 9780571239719
OCLC Number: 681859366
Notes: Orig. publ.: Boston, MA.: Houghton Mifflin, 2007.
Description: 293 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Natalie Angier.

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"Angier is a nimble stylist with a playful sense of alliteration and consonance." --Ben Dickinson

 
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