A Guide to Famous Scientists
Science is the story of how the cleverest people who have ever lived have cracked the most difficult questions which have ever been asked.
And what people! From the astronomer Tycho Brahe with his silver nose to Charles Babbage with his hatred of organ grinders, this guide describes around three hundred of the most famous and fascinating men and women of all time, the ones whose names keep cropping up in books and on television (and in your homework!). It describes their extraordinary lives, how they arrived at their discoveries and why they are so important.
- Publication Date:
- 14 / 07 / 2000
- 132 x 214mm