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The Royal Society : and the invention of modern science

Author: Adrian Tinniswood
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Historian Adrian Tinniswood recounts the founding and history of the Royal Society, created and devoted to advancing knowledge through experimentation. The 8,000 fellows elected to the Society since its founding in London in 1662 include all of the scientific leading lights of the last four centuries, including Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Tim Berners-Lee, and Stephen Hawking"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Tinniswood, Adrian.
Royal Society.
New York : Basic Books, [2019]
(DLC) 2018034742
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Tinniswood
ISBN: 9781541673762 154167376X 9781541673755 1541673751
OCLC Number: 1048657025
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Adrian Tinniswood.

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"Historian Adrian Tinniswood recounts the founding and history of the Royal Society, created and devoted to advancing knowledge through experimentation. The 8,000 fellows elected to the Society since its founding in London in 1662 include all of the scientific leading lights of the last four centuries, including Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Tim Berners-Lee, and Stephen Hawking"--

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