Hamblyn, Richard (2011) The art of science: a natural history of ideas. London: Picador. ISBN 9780330490764.
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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.
|Keyword(s) / Subject(s):||Science, Literature, Science writing, Science communication, Creative non-fiction|
|School or Research Centre:||Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Arts > English and Humanities|
|Depositing User:||Dr Richard Hamblyn|
|Date Deposited:||23 Nov 2012 08:57|
|Last Modified:||17 Apr 2013 12:33|
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