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E=mc² : the great ideas that shaped our world

Author: Pete Moore
Publisher: [New York] : Friedman/Fairfax : Distributed by Sterling Pub. Co., 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A brilliant premise, but you could never understand it till now. Physics, genetics, chemistry, biology, astronomy; science is changing so rapidly that it's almost impossible for a novice to keep track of the new ideas that are shaping our present and altering our future. Here is a guide that will steer you through the modern maze of knowledge on the really big concepts that have made an impact on our world.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pete Moore
ISBN: 1586636995 9781586636999 1842225545 9781842225547 186155317X 9781861553171
OCLC Number: 51262108
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The world around us. The nature of nature ; The structure of nature ; The Earth ; The universe ; Mathematics ; Invention and innovation --
The world within us. Evolution and genetics ; The human body ; The brain --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: E equals mc squared
Responsibility: Pete Moore.
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A brilliant premise, but you could never understand it till now. Physics, genetics, chemistry, biology, astronomy; science is changing so rapidly that it's almost impossible for a novice to keep track of the new ideas that are shaping our present and altering our future. Here is a guide that will steer you through the modern maze of knowledge on the really big concepts that have made an impact on our world.

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