Record Details

Catalog Search

Seeing further : the story of science, discovery & the genius of the Royal Society.

Bryson, Bill. (Added Author). Turney, Jon. (Added Author).
Image of item

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062036223 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 006203622X (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States]: Harper Collins Publishers, 2010.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Summary, etc.:
In Seeing Further, New York Times bestseller Bill Bryson takes readers on a guided tour through the great discoveries, feuds, and personalities of modern science. Already a major bestseller in the UK, Seeing Further tells the fascinating story of science and the Royal Society with Bill Bryson's trademark wit and intelligence, and contributions from a host of well known scientists and science fiction writers, including Richard Dawkins, Neal Stephenson, James Gleick, and Margret Atwood. It is a delightful literary treat from the acclaimed author who previous explored the current state of scientific knowledge in his phenomenally popular book, A Short History of Nearly Everything.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Royal Society (Great Britain) > History.
Discoveries in science.
Electronic books.

Additional Resources