Science : a discovery in comics / by Margreet de Heer
E-Book | NBM Pub. | 2013

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1 online resource (194 pages) : color illustrations.
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Discovery in Comics
Discovery in Comics.
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Contents
Front Cover; Title Page; Prologue; Contents; Copyright; Colophon; Knowledge; What is Science?; Ancient Greece; Thales of Miletus; Anaximander; Pythagoras; Archimedes; Euclid; Mathematics; History of Mathematics; Eggheads; Four Fascinating Mathematical Phenomena; Pi; ; The Golden Ratio; Zero; Aristotle; The Scientific Method; The Middle Ages; Perceptions of the Middle Ages; Timeline of the Middle Ages; Worldview; The Five Elements; Chemistry; Chemistry's All Around; History of Chemistry; The Periodic Table; Summary; Mrs. Scientist; Disregarded Scientists; The Renaissance; Leonardo da Vinci.
The Scientific RevolutionOld and New Ideas; Galileo Galilei; Science and Religion; Astronomy; History of Astronomy; Space; Time; Isaac Newton; Newton's Laws; Physics; History of Physics; Three Subareas of Physics; Electricity; Thermodynamics; Motion; Classical Mechanics; The Nineteenth Century; Charles Darwin; Natural Theology; Biology; History of Biology; Genetics; DNA; Geology; History of Geology; How Old is the Earth?; History of the Earth; History of Humans; The Twentieth Century; Albert Einstein; E = mc2; The Theory of Relativity; Quantum Theory; History of Quantum Theory.
Wave and/or ParticleClassical Mechanics vs. Quantum World View; A Theory of Everything; And Now?; The State of Science at the Beginning of the 21st Century; Where Will It Lead?; Index; Thanks.
Summary
Explaining different scientific disciplines in clear, colorful chapters, this illustrated primer is a great way to introduce young readers to a complex topic. In her easily accessible style, Margreet de Heer visualizes science and makes it approachable for those with little knowledge of the subject. Touching a number of topics in various scientific disciplines-including math, chemistry, physics, biology, geology, and quantum theory-this work ponders questions such as Who exclaimed ""Eureka"" and why? Why did Galileo get into a fight with the.
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Print version: De Heer, Margreet. Science : A Discovery in Comics. Chicago : NBM Publishing, ©2013 9781561637508
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9781561637522 (electronic bk.)
1561637521 (electronic bk.)
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