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Author Gribbin, Mary, author.

Title The cat in the box : a history of science in 100 experiments / Mary Gribbin and John Gribbin.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Race Point Publishing, an imprint of The Quarto Group, 2017.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Bradley PL Adult Non-Fiction - BRBB-2  SCIENCE HISTORY Gribbin    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  500 GRI    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  500 GRI    DUE 09-30-20
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  500 GRI    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  500 GRI    AVAILABLE
Description 288 pages : illustrations (some color), color map, portraits (some color) ; 26 cm
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still image sti rdacontent
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volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published: Great Britain : William Collins, 2016.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 280) and index.
Summary "This book distills the history of science into 100 epic experiments that have fueled our understanding of Earth and the Universe beyond. Everything in the scientific world view is based on experiment, including observations of phenomena predicted by theories and hypotheses, such as the bending of light as it goes past the Sun. As the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman said, "If it disagrees with experiment, it is wrong." From the discovery of microscopic worlds and gravitational waves, to the weighing the Earth, to making electricity, this stunning book by renowned science writers John and Mary Gribbin tells the enlightening, fascinating, and somewhat oddball story of scientific innovation."
Subject Science -- History.
Science -- Experiments.
Technological innovations.
Science. (OCoLC)fst01108176
Science -- Experiments. (OCoLC)fst01108230
Technological innovations. (OCoLC)fst01145002
SCIENCE / History.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Gribbin, John, 1946- author.
Added Title History of science in 100 experiments
History of science in one hundred experiments
Standard No. 9781631064159
ISBN 1631064150

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