MAKERS OF WESTERN SCIENCE THE WORKS AND WORDS OF 24 VISIONARIES FROM COPERNICUS TO WATSON AND CRICK

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Makers Of Western Science

Author : Todd Timmons
ISBN : 9780786491155
Genre : Science
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Non-scientists often perceive science as a dry, boring vocation pursued by dry, boring people. Contrary to popular perception, science has actually been the product of fascinating people seeking to explain the world around them. From Galileo’s difficulties with the Inquisition, to the quirkiness of Newton, to the iconic figure that was Einstein, this innovative volume chronicles the history of science using extensive passages from the works of the scientists themselves. Who better to appeal to our common sense concerning the truth of a sun-centered universe than Copernicus himself? Kepler expresses in his own words the way in which he awoke to the revelation of elliptical orbits, and Darwin shares his slowly evolving ideas leading to the theory of natural selection. Part biography, part history, this work reveals the personalities behind the world’s most significant scientific discoveries, providing an interesting new perspective on the human endeavor we call science. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.
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The Sun Centered Universe And Nicolaus Copernicus

Author : Fred Bortz
ISBN : 9781477718018
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Before Copernicus, educated people believed without a doubt that the sun and the planets traveled around Earth. Through his brilliant thinking and years of careful observation and documentation, Copernicus turned this idea on its head, making the astonishing assertion that Earth revolves around the sun. In this engaging biography, the author traces the great scientist's life and influences in Europe in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, including his work in the Roman Catholic Church. The title is an excellent resource for Common Core anchor standard 3: analyzing the development of individuals, events, and ideas.
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Laws Of Motion And Isaac Newton

Author : Fred Bortz
ISBN : 9781477718155
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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One of the greatest scientific minds of the past 500 years, Sir Isaac Newton laid the groundwork for the theory of gravity and the laws of motion. This volume, dedicated to his life and work, goes beyond the biography of a great, and sometimes controversial, man. It also addresses the lives of others who influenced and were influenced by his findings. Additionally, it explores and explains the science at the heart of his work and how we continue to study it today.
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Author : احمد زويل
ISBN : 9773200930
Genre : Chemists
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Author : فاطمة المرنيسي
ISBN : 9954001042
Genre : Harems
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Author : جاك لندن
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العقب الحديدية هي رواية ديستوبية للكاتب الأمريكي جاك لندن، نشرت لأول مرة في عام 1908. تعتبر الرواية من أولى روايات الديستوبيا الحديثة، وتروي قصة صعود طبقة طاغية في الولايات المتحدة. ويمكن القول بإن الرواية تعتبر أكثر الروايات صراحة فيما يتعلق بأفكار جاك لندن الاشتراكية. وهي من الأعمال السباقة في مجال أدب الخيال العلمي السهل، حيث يركز الكتاب على التغيرات المستقبلية في المجتمع والسياسة مع إعطاء اهتمام أقل للتغيرات التكنولوجية. لا يعتبر الكتاب عاديا بين كتابات لندن (وأدب ذاك الزمن بشكل عام (في كونه يروى من منظور الشخص الأول من امرأة في قصة كتبها رجل. تقع الكثير من الأحداث في منطقة خليج سان فرانسيسكو، بما في ذلك الأحداث في سان فرانسيسكو ومقاطعة سونوما.
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Teresa Batista

Author : Jorge Amado
ISBN : 9953873453
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Author : Tahar Ben Jelloun
ISBN : 1855165589
Genre : Interpersonal relations
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I 1973 bliver 58 unge marokkanske mænd levende begravet i to underjordiske betonrum, Tazmamart; 18 år efter fortæller Aziz, een af de få overlevende, sin historie til forfatteren
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