Chronology of science : from Stonehenge to the Human Genome Project / consulting editor, Lisa Rosner.

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Other Authors: Rosner, Lisa
Language:English
Published: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, [2002], ©2002.
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Physical Description:x, 566 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Format: Book
Contents:
  • Chronologies. Earliest discoveries (30,000 BC-AD 499)
  • The Medieval world (500-1449)
  • The Scientific revolution (1450-1749)-- The Industrializing world (1750-1899)
  • The 20th century (1900-2000)
  • Feature essays. The Origins of mathematics / Peter Higgins
  • Some thoughts about nought / John O.E. Clark
  • Investigating the solar system / Fred W. Taylor
  • The Discovery of Boyle's law / Peter Lafferty
  • Experiments to determine the nature of light
  • Pioneering experiments on the digestive system / Julian Rowe
  • Discovering the interior of the earth / Margaret W. Carruthers
  • The Discovery of X-rays / Julian Rowe
  • The History of plastics / Keith B. Hutton
  • A Brief chronology of quantum physics / Gren Ireson
  • The Discovery of the structure of DNA / Julian Rowe
  • The Discovery of pulsars / Peter Lafferty
  • Shades of green : ethics and value in ecology / John Cartwright
  • The Discovery of carbon fullerenes / Julian Rowe
  • The Quest for the red planet / Tim Furniss
  • The Human genome project / Paul Wymer.