The Prism and the Pendulum: The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments in Science

The Prism and the Pendulum: The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments in Science

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Is science beautiful? Yes, argues acclaimed philosopher and historian of science Robert P. Crease in this engaging exploration of history’s most beautiful experiments. The result is an engrossing journey through nearly 2,500 years of scientific innovation. Along the way, we encounter glimpses into the personalities and creative thinking of some of the field’s most interesting figures.

We see the first measurement of the earth’s circumference, accomplished in… (more)

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Publisher: Random House (December 18, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 1.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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