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

Author: Natalie Angier
Publisher: Boston : Mariner Books, 2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st Mariner Books edView all editions and formats
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Draws on interviews with the world's top scientists to offer a guide to scientific literacy, exploring the fundamental principles of the major scientific disciplines of physics, chemistry, biology, geology, and astronomy.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Angier, Natalie.
Canon.
Boston : Mariner Books, 2008, c2007
(OCoLC)179794764
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Natalie Angier
ISBN: 9780547348568 0547348568
OCLC Number: 748285013
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007.
Description: 1 online resource (293 p.)
Contents: Introduction : Sisyphus sings with a ying --
1. Thinking scientifically : an out-of-body experience --
2. Probabilities : for whom the bell curves --
3. Calibration : playing with scales --
4. Physics : and nothing's plenty for me --
5. Chemistry : fire, ice, spies, and life --
6. Evolutionary biology : the theory of every body --
7. Molecular biology : cells and whistles --
8. Geology : imaging world pieces --
9. Astronomy : heavenly creatures --
References --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Natalie Angier.

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Draws on interviews with the world's top scientists to offer a guide to scientific literacy, exploring the fundamental principles of the major scientific disciplines of physics, chemistry, biology, geology, and astronomy.

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