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The Art of Science: A Natural History of Ideas
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The Art of Science: A Natural History of Ideas (Paperback)

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Science is about discovery, a journey towards knowledge. With authors as diverse as Galileo and Lewis Carroll, the extracts featured in this anthology span centuries and continents; they include startling revelations that changed the way we think and tackle more prosaic questions such as why the sea is salty; they consider the natural beauty of the snowflake and the man-made wonder of the first computer. What links them all is a desire to understand, explain and enrich the world, and the ability to communicate this in original, clear and engaging prose.

Science & MathematicsScience: general issuesHistory of scienceScience & MathematicsScience: general issuesPopular science Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publication Date: 25/10/2012 ISBN-13: 9780330490764  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Richard Hamblyn is the author of The Invention of Clouds, which won the 2002 Los Angeles Times Book Prize and was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, Terra: Tales of the Earth, a study of natural disasters, Data Soliloquies, co-written with the digital artist Martin John Callanan, and The Cloud Book, published in association with the Met Office. He teaches creative writing at Birkbeck College, University of London.

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