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

Author: Natalie Angier
Publisher: Boston : Mariner Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natalie Angier
ISBN: 9780547053462 0547053460
OCLC Number: 880208932
Notes: Originally published by Houghton Mifflin in 2007.
Description: 293 pages ; 21 cm
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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