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The great scientsts : from Euclid to Stephen Hawking / John Farndon and Alex Woolf, Anne Rooney, Liz Gogerly.

Farndon, John. (Author). Woolf, Alex. (Added Author). Rooney, Anne (Added Author). Gogerly, Liz. (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 509.22 FAR (Text) 33118000141130 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Newton Co PL - Lake Village Memorial Township Library 509.22 FARNDON (Text) 71561000116814 Nonfiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette YA 509.22 FAR (Text) 31951003617617 2nd FL - YA/Teen Non-Fiction Checked out 11/25/2018
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 509.22 Farndon (Text) 78292000294970 Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780760791974
  • ISBN: 076079197X
  • Physical Description: 160 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color portraits ; 26 cm
  • Edition: 2007 ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Metro Books, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The ancients: Euclid ; Archimedes ; Hipparchus & Claudius Ptolemy -- The Middle Ages: The medieval Arab scientists -- 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.
Summary, etc.:
"From the Greek mathematicians Euclid and Archimedes, whose work is even now required reading, to the theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, the greatest practitioners from a wide range of scientific disciplines are represented here. 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 of their key ideas."--From publisher.
Subject: Scientists > Biography.
Science.

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