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Galileo's Finger: The Ten Great Ideas of Science
Galileo's Finger The Ten Great Ideas of Science
Author: Peter Atkins
Why Galileo's finger? Galileo, one of whose fingers is preserved in a vessel displayed in Florence, provided much of the impetus for modern science, pointing the way out of medieval ignorance. In this brilliant account of the central ideas of contemporary science, Peter Atkins celebrates the effectiveness of Galileo's symbolic finger for reveali...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780198609414
ISBN-10: 0198609418
Publication Date: 7/22/2004
Pages: 388
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Book Type: Paperback
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