The complete illustrated science encyclopedia covering the history, key discoveries, inventions and peopleThis remarkable reference book reveals the story of scientific progress from the invention of the wheel to 21st-century climate solutions, including everything from ancient Greek geometry and quantum physics to the worldwide web. Explore every key moment of scientific discovery and find out how the concepts, inventions and the individuals behind them have changed our world. With stunning artworks and authoritative information this makes even complex scientific subjects easily comprehensible.
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Adam Hart-Davis has worked and presented on major TV series including Local Heroes, Top Ten Treasures, Tomorrow's World, What The Stuarts Did For Us, What The Victorians Did For Us, What The Romans Did For Us, and What The Ancients Did For Us. He lives in the West of England.Review:
"DK's most essential title of the year...In pages that swell with history, factoid-rich info boxes, charts, stunning photographs and illustrations, seemingly everything under the sun is surveyed..." — NPR.org
"...[contains] stunning photos, illustrations, charts, tables, and the like in great quantity and quality." — BookPage
"Mad scientists and schoolchildren alike will reach for their chemistry kits after flipping through Science...Every important discovery is explained in simple terms." — Austin American-Statesman
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Book Description DK, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111405322470