Eureka!: 50 Incredible Stories Of Scientific Discovery by John GrantEureka!: 50 Incredible Stories Of Scientific Discovery by John Grant

Eureka!: 50 Incredible Stories Of Scientific Discovery

byJohn Grant

Paperback | June 7, 2016

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Vivid portraits of fifty groundbreaking scientists and their incredible discoveries (and quirks)Galileo, Einstein, Curie, Darwin-we recognize the names, but how much do we really know about these people? Galileo gained notoriety from his battle with the Vatican over the question of heliocentrism, but did you know that he was also an accomplished lute player? And Darwin discovered the principle by which new species are formed, but his bold curiosity extended to the dinner table as well. (How many people can say they've eaten an owl?) In&nbsp Eureka! &nbspJohn Grant offers fifty vivid portraits of groundbreaking scientists, focusing not just on the ideas and breakthroughs that made them so important but also on their lives and various . . . quirks.
John Grant is an award-winning author of about seventy books, including the highly acclaimed Discarded Science, Corrupted Science, Denying Science, and Debunk It! (Zest Books, 2015). For a number of years he ran the world-famous art-book publisher Paper Tiger.
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Title:Eureka!: 50 Incredible Stories Of Scientific DiscoveryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:June 7, 2016Publisher:Zest BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1942186177

ISBN - 13:9781942186175

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from a great read for kids my child loves science and had the best time reading this book, its really informative and fun at the same time!
Date published: 2017-09-07

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[A] rich and lively history of scientific innovation. "- Publishers Weekly "The author realizes [his subjects] with vivacity, lucidly describing their significant achievements and also drawing connections."- Kirkus Reviews "This is a comprehensive collective biography of the most formative people in human intellectual history, each selected because without their personal contributions the modern world would not exists as readers know it. . . bring[s] a relatability to these highly intelligent people that will keep readers engaged."- Booklist "