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The beautiful basics of science

Author: Natalie Angier; Rob Gonzales
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber : [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Unless we are brilliant at science in our teenage years, many of us put off 'childish things' - science museums, palaeontology - in favour of museums, art galleries and concert halls. The author argues that a cultured person should know about the classic ideas of physics and biology as well as the classic works of Beethoven and Picasso.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natalie Angier; Rob Gonzales
ISBN: 9780571239726 0571239722
OCLC Number: 851980547
Language Note: English.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 304 pages : illustrations ; 20 x 13 x 2 cm
Responsibility: Natalie Angier.

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Unless we are brilliant at science in our teenage years, many of us put off 'childish things' - science museums, palaeontology - in favour of museums, art galleries and concert halls. An entertaining  Read more...

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"Every sentence sparkles with wit and charm. . . it all adds up to an intoxicating cocktail of fine science writing." --Richard Dawkins "Natalie Angier makes planets and particles sexy. . .She turns Read more...

 
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