About this book
This inviting book tells a great adventure story: the history of science, tracing the march of its discoveries through the centuries in an entertaining and often surprising way. With illustrations and a warm, accessible style this opens a window on the exciting and unpredictable nature of science and the personal stories of great scientists.
Science is fantastic. It tells us about the infinite reaches of space, the tiniest living organism, the human body, the history of Earth. This book tells a great adventure story: the history of science. It takes readers to the stars through the telescope, as the sun replaces the earth at the centre of our universe.
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