By: Dorling Kindersley
Genre: Science
Published by: Dorling Kindersley
Published: 27 May 2015
ISBN: 9780241188064


In this book, all the big ideas in science, are simply explained. It is part of the popular Big Ideas series.

The "Science Book" explores the history of science, and how scientists have sought to explain our incredible universe and how amazing scientific discoveries have been made. Discover how Galileo worked out his scientific theories of motion and inertia, why Copernicus' ideas were contentious and what the discovery of DNA meant. This book includes all the big scientific ideas and discoveries are brought to life with quirky graphics, pithy quotes and step-by-step 'mind maps', plus every area of science is covered, including astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, maths and physics.

In this book, you will be brought up-to-date on scientific ideas from black holes to genetic engineering with eye-catching artworks showing how the ideas of key scientists have impacted our understanding of the world. Whether you are a science student or just have an interest in scientific ideas, The "Science Book" is a perfect way to explore this fascinating subject.