The Outline of Science vol. I

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In The Outline of Science, Thomson gives us a window into scientific thinking as it stood in 1922 on the big, the little, and the biological. With straightforward language intended for a general reader, this book covers astronomy from the Solar System to the Milky Way, the submicroscopic makeup of matter, and the evolution of simple living beings into the varied fauna of the world today. Thomson cites many examples that would have been familiar to his readers of the day and notes where scientific understanding leaves off and conjecture begins. He clearly shows how the accumulation of observation and experiment stacked up to form the body of knowledge reported in the book. For even the scientifically well-versed, there will be interesting nuggets, for investigation into how the world came to be as it was, was both wide and deep. The Outline of Science, A Plain Story Simply Told, edited by J. Arthur Thomson professor of natural history in the University of Aberdeen. With over 800... More > illustrations in four volumes.< Less
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  • By David Mushroomer
    Jul 30, 2009
    I will definitely do my thesis on a basis of this book. Very interesting.
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Fine Books Classics
September 30, 2011
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