The Faber Book of Science (Paperback)
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The Faber Book of Science (Paperback)

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Paperback 560 Pages / Published: 17/03/2005
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The Faber Book of Science introduces hunting spiders and black holes, gorillas and stardust, protons, photons and neutrinos. In his acclaimed anthology, John Carey plots the development of modern science from Leonardo da Vinci to Chaos Theory. The emphasis is on the scientists themselves and their own accounts of their breakthroughs and achievements. The classic science-writers are included - Darwin, T.H. Huxley and Jean Henri Fabre tracking insects through the Provencal countryside. So too are today's experts - Steve Jones on the Human Genome Project, Richard Dawkins on DNA and many other representatives of the contemporary genre of popular science-writing which, John Carey argues, challenges modern poetry and fiction in its imaginative power.

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571179015
Number of pages: 560
Weight: 595 g
Dimensions: 216 x 136 x 40 mm
Edition: Main

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