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Theories for everything : an illustrated history of science from the invention of numbers to string theory

Author: John Langone; Bruce Stutz; Andrea Gianopoulos
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provides behind-the-scenes accounts of some of history's greatest science discoveries.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Langone; Bruce Stutz; Andrea Gianopoulos
ISBN: 0792239121 9780792239123
OCLC Number: 70232302
Description: 407 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction / Bruce Stutz --
ch. 1. The heavens / Andrea Gianopoulos --
ch. 2. The human body / John Langone --
ch. 3. Matter and energy / Bruce Stutz --
ch. 4. Life itself / Bruce Stutz --
ch. 5. Earth and moon / Andrea Gianopoulos --
ch. 6. Mind and behavior / John Langone --
Further reading --
Index --
Illustration credits.
Responsibility: [John Langone, Bruce Stutz, and Andrea Gianopoulos].
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'Theories for Everything' highlights the rich and compelling stories behind science's most incredible discoveries. Tables of quick facts and useful analogies make the theories easy to grasp, while  Read more...

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