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Pendulum : Léon Foucault and the triumph of science

Author: Amir D Aczel
Publisher: London : Simon & Schuster, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The dramatic story of French physicist Leon Foucault, the scientific genius whose famous pendulum would change the way we see our world forever.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Léon Foucault; Léon Foucault
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amir D Aczel
ISBN: 0743464796 9780743464796
OCLC Number: 56654426
Description: 288 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Amir D. Aczel.

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The Christian Science Monitor This intriguing account...exemplifies a lesson that humanity seems forever reluctant to learn: How the world appears depends on your frame of reference. Simon Winchester Read more...

 
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