Scientists Who Changed History

September 22, 2019 - Comment

This incredible DK book is packed with clear and informative biographies of 85 scientists whose ideas, actions and achievements changed the world in a variety of ways. From Greek mathematicians including Archimedes and Pythagoras through to physicists of the early 20th century such as Marie Curie and Albert Einstein and modern greats like Stephen Hawking

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This incredible DK book is packed with clear and informative biographies of 85 scientists whose ideas, actions and achievements changed the world in a variety of ways.

From Greek mathematicians including Archimedes and Pythagoras through to physicists of the early 20th century such as Marie Curie and Albert Einstein and modern greats like Stephen Hawking and Tim Berners-Lee.

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Anonymous says:

Brilliant I didn’t enjoy science at school and I can only remember names like Faraday and Boyle but not why. This book is helping me remember,learn their contributions to our world. A biographical entry for the biggest names but also an Index at the back where you might look up a subject then find the page and the scientist. Last entry is Tim Berners-Lee.So much nicer to sit in an easy-chair and read rather than at a desk, looking at a computer screen.There’s enough detail for each scientist…

Anonymous says:

Scientific information made interesting and accessible This is a really fantastic book – beautifully presented, it has lots of colours for the different scientists, lots of illustrations, quotations and bite size sections of important information. This presentation makes it really accessible and interesting. It’s suitable for adults and older children alike. It’s very cleverly constructed so as to illustrate how the earliest ideas have been built upon again and again until we get to modern science.This book starts with the dawn of…

Anonymous says:

A brilliant, beautifully made book – buy it, right now! What a beautifully designed and presented book!I wasn’t 100% sure whether this was a young adult book, or one intended for ‘growedups’, and now that I have it in front of me I still don’t know, and it doesn’t matter in the slightest. I suspect if bought for a teen, it will be borrowed by the adults in the house (and the other way around).Firstly, it is hardback, 19cm x 23cm (a bog standard sheet of A4 printer paper is about 3/4 inch wider and 2& 3/4 inch longer)(for you old…

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