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Eyewitness to science : [scientists and writers illuminate natural phenomena from fossils to fractals]

Author: John Carey
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using essays, arguments and investigations by scientists such as Darwin, Huxley and Fabre, this text plots the development of modern science from Leonardo da Vinci to the chaos theory. It explores  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Carey
ISBN: 067428755X 9780674287556
OCLC Number: 923715358
Notes: Även utg. med titeln: The Faber book of science, London : Faber and Faber, 1995.
Description: xxvii, 528 p. ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Faber book of science.
Responsibility: edited by John Carey.

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Carey has put together a wonderful collection...His introduction is a piece of science writing that should in its own right occupy a central place in any future anthology...[His] scholarship is Read more...

 
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