How Modern Science Came into the World
by H. Floris Cohen
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press 2010
Number of pages: 825
A vision of the Scientific Revolution as made up of six distinct yet narrowly interconnected, revolutionary transformations, each of some twenty-five to thirty years' duration. The author explains how modern science could come about in Europe rather than in Greece, China, or the Islamic world.
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by Andrew Morris - UCL Press
The author takes examples from the science we see every day and uses them as entry points to explain a number of fundamental scientific concepts in ways that anyone can grasp. This book encourages us to reflect on our own relationship with science.
by Henri Poincare - W. Scott
Henri Poincare wrote the essays in this book in 1905, the landmark period in physics after Maxwell and before special relativity. Not just the science, but the social attitudes of the day come through in this pleasant little book.
by Carleton Washburne - World Book Company
A collection of about 2000 questions asked by children forms the foundation on which this book is built. Rather than decide what it is that children ought to know, an attempt was made to find out what children want to know.
by Nancy J. Cooke, Margaret L. Hilton - National Academies Press
The book synthesizes the available research to provide guidance on assembling the science team; leadership, education and professional development for science teams and groups. It examines institutional and organizational structures and policies ...