Seeing Further: The Story of Science, Discovery, and the Genius of the Royal Society (Paperback)
 
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Seeing Further: The Story of Science, Discovery, and the Genius of the Royal Society (Paperback)

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“Bryson is as amusing as ever….As a celebration of 350 years of modern science, [Seeing Further] it is a worthy tribute.”
The Economist


In Seeing Further, New York Times bestseller Bill Bryson takes readers on a guided tour through the great discoveries, feuds, and personalities of modern science. Already a major bestseller in the UK, Seeing Further tells the fascinating story of science and the Royal Society with Bill Bryson’s trademark wit and intelligence, and contributions from a host of well known scientists and science fiction writers, including Richard Dawkins, Neal Stephenson, James Gleick, and Margret Atwood. It is a delightful literary treat from the acclaimed author who previous explored the current state of scientific knowledge in his phenomenally popular book, A Short History of Nearly Everything.

Genre:
SCIENCE / History
Audience:
General/trade
Edition Detail:
Reprint
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
506
Language:
English
Publisher:
William Morrow & Co
Publish Date:
11/08/2011
Copyright Year:
2011
ISBN:
9780061999772
Height:
9.25 in
Wdth:
7.25 in
Thickness:
1.25 in
Unit weight:
1.8 lb
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