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

Gribbin, Mary, (author.). Gribbin, John, 1946- (author.).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 1631064150
  • ISBN: 9781631064159
  • Physical Description: 288 pages : illustrations (some color), color map, portraits (some color) ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Race Point Publishing, an imprint of The Quarto Group, 2017.

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Originally published: Great Britain : William Collins, 2016.
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (page 280) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"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.

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