The little book of big ideas: Science

Published:
6th Feb 2006

The little book of big ideas: Science

The 50 most influential scientists and scientific breakthroughs that shaped our world.

Spanning four thousand years of civilisation, the Little Book of Big Ideas: Science gives you the stories behind the brilliance, brainstorming, set backs, and formulae from cosmology and mathematics, physics and chemistry, and tells you why they are of central importance in your life

Consider how we came to understand Quantum Theory, electromagnetism, relativity and thermodynamics Trace the formulae for the structure of the atom, the Periodic Table, the laws of gases and absolute zero. Discover the equation for pi, for the Big Bang, and for the structure of the Milky Way… and much more…