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@Read Pdf Þ The Science Book: 250 Milestones in the History of Science ⚡ From the world s greatest scientists the world s greatest science book With a foreword written by critically acclaimed author Simon Singh Fermat s Last Theorem and essays by such major writers as Richard Dawkings, Susan Greenfield, and John Gribbin, it presentsof the most significant milestones in the history of scientific discovery Accompanying this unique perspective on our ever evolving view of the universe are some of the most visually dramatic illustrations you ll ever see Short, lucid articles focus on everything from the speculations of the ancient Greeks to today s Nobel Prize winners, from Ptolemy s theory of an Earth centered universe to the first steps on the moon, and from the dawning of the concept of zero to the cloning of Dolly the sheep Biology, physics, astronomy, medicine, and mathematics the breakthroughs in every field are all here and celebrated, in the first truly accessible, fully illustrated story of science In The Science Book 250 Milestones in the History of Science 250 of the greatest and most notable scientific discoveries over the course of time have been gathered together in one huge, enjoyable read It gives its reader a great overview of the history and development of science, especially in the fields of mathematics, physics, biology, astronomy, geology, medicine, and psychology Starting at 35,00 B.C with the Origin of Counting, it goes all the way through to 2000, ending with the Sequenc In The Science Book 250 Milestones in the History of Science 250 of the greatest and most notable scientific discoveries over the course of time have been gathered together in one huge, enjoyable read It gives its reader a great overview of the history and development of science, especially in the fields of mathematics, physics, biology, astronomy, geology, medicine, and psychology Starting at 35,00 B.C with the Origin of Counting, it goes all the way through to 2000, ending with the Sequence of the Human Genome.The Science Book 250 Milestones in the History of Science is pretty much a complete overview on the most notable developments in scientific history, and can definitely be used as a great work of reference To every of the 250 developments discoveries, two pages are given, one detailing the discovery in a short text, and the other being an illustrated page that goes with it most perfectly The short texts have been put together by a large number of scientific writers, adding quite a lot of diversity and different perspectives.It s also a beautifully designed book that s good on the eye, and would do well as a coffee table book with its high quality illustrated pages Its texts are informative enough to be viewed as somewhat complete on the topic in question, yet also short enough to allow some simple leafing through.That, unfortunately, is also where the book s weakness lies it has attempted to pack 250 of the most notable scientific developments discoveries in 512 pages, giving away only two pages per topic of which one is an illustration Meaning, the informative texts don t really go as deep as some might have wanted, and are simply short introductions on their respective topics However, this does make this book accessible for absolutely everyone, including the layman.If interested in the history of science viewed through its most notable discoveries, then this is a book for you It s huge and complete, though lacking a bit in depth, and can be used as a solid book of reference And, if not deep enough, it can at least spark interest that might convince a reader to look formaterial This book can really be called The Science Book with 250 of the most significant milestones in the history of scientific discovery It also has forwards and articles by important articles like Richard Dawkins and John Gribbin This a great book for both teachers and student filled with great imformations. The Science Book takes the reader through 250 of the most imparitive discovories acomplishments in science Includes beautiful pictures and is written so that anyone can understand and appreciate it, even if science is not a strong topic for the reader.