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The Scientists
A History of Science Told Through the Lives of Its Greatest Inventors
Written by John Gribbin
Illustrated by Adam Hook

Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: August 10, 2004
Price: $17.95

In this new and landmark history of modern science, author and trained astrophysicist John Gribbin recounts the development of science over the past five-hundred years—as seen specifically through the lives and achievements of individual scientists.

John Gribbin has written extensively before on scientific subjects such as the theory of everything, the existence... Read more >
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