Science: 50 in 500 Words discusses the most groundbreaking ideas of 50 of the most important scientists who have shaped the world as we know it.
Not only are the key theories and discoveries of each scientist presented in a concise and compelling way, but this book also includes the stories behind each figures brilliance whether in astronomy, physics,chemistry, biological systems or genetics and microbiology.
Presented chronologically, everyone from classical figures such as Galilei and Galen to contemporary scientists such as Stephen Hawking are showcased, with features on key themes as varied as the solar system, nuclear science and evolution.
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