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The book of potentially catastrophic science, by Sean Connolly

Label
The book of potentially catastrophic science
Title
The book of potentially catastrophic science
Statement of responsibility
by Sean Connolly
Title variation
Potentially catastrophic science
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents in introduction to thirty-four scientific breakthroughs, discussing the history of their discovery and providing instructions for conducting experiments which demonstrate their principles
Cataloging source
DLC
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1956-
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Connolly, Sean
Dewey number
507.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
Q182.3
LC item number
.C656 2010
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Science
  • Science
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The book of potentially catastrophic science, by Sean Connolly
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"50 experiments for daring young scientists"--Cover
Contents
2 million years B.C. : the first Stone Age tools -- 1 million-1.6 million years B.C. : humans master fire -- c. 8000 B.C. : the bow and arrow -- 3500 B.C. : the Sumerian wheel -- 330 B.C. : Aristotle proclaims Earth is not flat! -- A.D. 132 : Zhang Heng's seismometer -- c. A.D. 850 : the Chinese alchemist's gunpowder -- 1504 : Regiomontanus's lunar eclipse -- 1616 : Galileo's telescope -- 1665 : Isaac Newton's falling apple -- 1752 : Ben Franklin's electric kite -- 1771 : Galvani's circuit and Volta's battery -- 1783 : the Montgolfiers' hot-air balloon -- 1796 : Edward Jenner's miracle vaccine -- 1797 : Garnerin's parachute -- 1825 : George Stephenson's steam train -- 1854 : Otis's elevator safety brake -- 1859 : Darwin's revolutionary evolutionary book -- 1895 : Rontgen identifies X-rays -- 1898 : Marie Curie discovers radioactive isotope -- 1903 : the Wright brothers' flying machine -- 1905 : Einstein's atom -- 1926 : Robert Goddard's rocket ship -- 1936 : Igor Sikorsky's helicopter -- 1942 : Fermi's chain reaction -- 1947 : Chuck Yeager's sonic boom -- 1947 : John Stapp rides on a rocket sled -- 1953 : Watson and Crick's DNA -- 1960 : Theodore Maiman's laser beam -- 1961 : Yari Gagarin goes into orbit -- 1962 : Rachel Carson's silent spring -- 1967 : Christian Barnard's human heart transplant -- 1999 : Dieter Issler's avalance -- 2008 : the large hadron collider
Control code
ocn426815225
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 305 p.
Isbn
9780761156871
Lccn
2010007044
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
1309949
System control number
(OCoLC)426815225
Label
The book of potentially catastrophic science, by Sean Connolly
Publication
Note
"50 experiments for daring young scientists"--Cover
Contents
2 million years B.C. : the first Stone Age tools -- 1 million-1.6 million years B.C. : humans master fire -- c. 8000 B.C. : the bow and arrow -- 3500 B.C. : the Sumerian wheel -- 330 B.C. : Aristotle proclaims Earth is not flat! -- A.D. 132 : Zhang Heng's seismometer -- c. A.D. 850 : the Chinese alchemist's gunpowder -- 1504 : Regiomontanus's lunar eclipse -- 1616 : Galileo's telescope -- 1665 : Isaac Newton's falling apple -- 1752 : Ben Franklin's electric kite -- 1771 : Galvani's circuit and Volta's battery -- 1783 : the Montgolfiers' hot-air balloon -- 1796 : Edward Jenner's miracle vaccine -- 1797 : Garnerin's parachute -- 1825 : George Stephenson's steam train -- 1854 : Otis's elevator safety brake -- 1859 : Darwin's revolutionary evolutionary book -- 1895 : Rontgen identifies X-rays -- 1898 : Marie Curie discovers radioactive isotope -- 1903 : the Wright brothers' flying machine -- 1905 : Einstein's atom -- 1926 : Robert Goddard's rocket ship -- 1936 : Igor Sikorsky's helicopter -- 1942 : Fermi's chain reaction -- 1947 : Chuck Yeager's sonic boom -- 1947 : John Stapp rides on a rocket sled -- 1953 : Watson and Crick's DNA -- 1960 : Theodore Maiman's laser beam -- 1961 : Yari Gagarin goes into orbit -- 1962 : Rachel Carson's silent spring -- 1967 : Christian Barnard's human heart transplant -- 1999 : Dieter Issler's avalance -- 2008 : the large hadron collider
Control code
ocn426815225
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 305 p.
Isbn
9780761156871
Lccn
2010007044
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
1309949
System control number
(OCoLC)426815225

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