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The Resource The great scientists : from Euclid to Stephen Hawking, John Farndon ; and Alex Woolf, Anne Rooney, Liz Gogerly

The great scientists : from Euclid to Stephen Hawking, John Farndon ; and Alex Woolf, Anne Rooney, Liz Gogerly

Label
The great scientists : from Euclid to Stephen Hawking
Title
The great scientists
Title remainder
from Euclid to Stephen Hawking
Statement of responsibility
John Farndon ; and Alex Woolf, Anne Rooney, Liz Gogerly
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Represented In this book are the some of the greatest practitioners of science from a wide range of scientific disciplines. Each entry gives a biographical background of its subject and a description of the main themes of their work, together with concise expositions of some their key ideas
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
UKM
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Farndon, John
Dewey number
509.2/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
Q141
LC item number
.F297 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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1964-
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  • Woolf, Alex
  • Rooney, Anne
  • Gogerly, Liz
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  • Scientists
  • Science
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The great scientists : from Euclid to Stephen Hawking, John Farndon ; and Alex Woolf, Anne Rooney, Liz Gogerly
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
The ancients. Euclid ; Archimedes ; Hipparchus & Claudius Ptolemy -- The Middle Ages. The medieval Arab scientists (Al-Khwarizmi, Ibn Sina, al-Biruni) -- The Renaissance. Leonardo da Vinci ; Nicolas Copernicus ; Andreas Vesalius ; Galileo Galilei -- The Seventeenth Century. Christiaan Huygens ; Anton van Leeuwenhoek ; Robert Hooke ; Sir Isaac Newton -- The Eighteenth Century. Carolus Linnaeus ; James Hutton ; Antoine Lavoisier ; John Dalton -- The Nineteenth Century. Michael Faraday ; Charles Babbage ; Charles Darwin ; Louis Pasteur ; Gregor Mendel ; Dmitri Mendeleyev ; James Clerk Maxwell -- The Twentieth Century. Max Planck ; Marie Curie ; Ernest Rutherford ; Albert Einstein ; Alfred Wegener ; Niels Bohr ; Edwin Hubble ; Werner Heisenberg ; Linus Pauling ; The DNA team : Francis Crick, James Watson, and Rosalind Franklin ; Stephen Hawking
Control code
ocn619938584
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
160 p.
Isbn
9781848376069
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)619938584
Label
The great scientists : from Euclid to Stephen Hawking, John Farndon ; and Alex Woolf, Anne Rooney, Liz Gogerly
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
The ancients. Euclid ; Archimedes ; Hipparchus & Claudius Ptolemy -- The Middle Ages. The medieval Arab scientists (Al-Khwarizmi, Ibn Sina, al-Biruni) -- The Renaissance. Leonardo da Vinci ; Nicolas Copernicus ; Andreas Vesalius ; Galileo Galilei -- The Seventeenth Century. Christiaan Huygens ; Anton van Leeuwenhoek ; Robert Hooke ; Sir Isaac Newton -- The Eighteenth Century. Carolus Linnaeus ; James Hutton ; Antoine Lavoisier ; John Dalton -- The Nineteenth Century. Michael Faraday ; Charles Babbage ; Charles Darwin ; Louis Pasteur ; Gregor Mendel ; Dmitri Mendeleyev ; James Clerk Maxwell -- The Twentieth Century. Max Planck ; Marie Curie ; Ernest Rutherford ; Albert Einstein ; Alfred Wegener ; Niels Bohr ; Edwin Hubble ; Werner Heisenberg ; Linus Pauling ; The DNA team : Francis Crick, James Watson, and Rosalind Franklin ; Stephen Hawking
Control code
ocn619938584
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
160 p.
Isbn
9781848376069
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)619938584

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