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The Beginnings of Modern Science (Classics Club)
The Beginnings of Modern Science - Classics Club Author:Holmes Boynton (Editor) A Treasury of the Great Original Writings by Bacon, Galileo, Newton, Franklin, Da Vinci, and more than 50 Other Pioneers in the March of Science. — Edited and with an Introduction by Holmes Boynton; Illustrated with Reproductions of Famous Woodcuts and Engravings. — Today we live in a world of science. Space satellites, moon rockets, computers, an... more »d a galaxy of other products of our modern civilization remind us constantly of the awesome power science holds over our lives.
Where did it all start -- this vast domain of science? What paved the way for this whole new world which would have been incredible to our fathers or even a few generations ago?
The world's far-reaching scientific revolution had its origins in the daring minds of men like copernicus, Newton, Vesalius, Bacon, Galileo -- men who thirsted with unquenchable curiosity to fathom the meanings of Nature -- who hungered to know how they could harness the forces of the universe to work undreamed-of miracles.
The magnificent accounts of how these men laid the foundations for today's world of science... told in their own words... enable you virtually to "eyewitness" the great discoveries that were to shape the future of all mankind.« less