Science: 50 Essential Ideas book

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Science: 50 Essential Ideas book by Anne Rooney

How did life emerge? What are the smallest elements of matter? How are planets formed?

Over the centuries, brilliant men and women have sought to develop theories to answer the most compelling questions about the world around us. Through their amazing insights and conscientious efforts they helped to create the world we know today. In this beautifully illustrated full-color hardback, award-winning author Anne Rooney introduces you to the fascinating world of science and its greatest practitioners.

• Dark matter and dark energy
• DNA and the Human Genome Project
• Schrodinger's Cat (the uncertainty principle)
• The search for extra-terrestrial life
• Nuclear fusion and fission

Features the ideas of such pivotal scientists as Isaac Newton, Marie Curie, Charles Darwin, and Stephen Hawking, this essential guide will bring you up to speed on all of the world's most important scientific discoveries.

Format: Softcover

Page Count: 208 pages