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This is an auction for THE STORY OF SCIENCE: POWER, PROOF AND PASSION by Michael Mosley & John Lynch.

"Accompanying a landmark BBC television series, "Science Story" traces the breakthroughs in every area of science from classical times to today. Throughout, the award-winning authors show us the big historical picture too. Great science happens when brilliant minds collide with new discoveries and tools at specific points in time. These intriguing and sometimes quirky insights are summarized in unique 'Connections' diagrams throughout the book. And we see the powerful and poignant human stories behind the discoveries. Scientists have always struggled against prejudice and closed minds - often their own. It takes a great deal of evidence to shift our world view. Challenging many of our assumptions about the history of science this is the perfect guide to where science has come from and why it is so vital today."

CONTENTS:

* Introduction

* Cosmos - What is out there?

* Matter - What are we made of?

* Life - Where did we come from?

* Power - Can we control nature?

* Medicine - Can we live forever?

* Mind - What is human nature?

* Further reading

* Glossary Index

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Michael Mosley's background is fascinatingly diverse. After studying politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford University, he worked for two years as a banker in the City of London. He then left to study medicine, before becoming a producer and presenter of science programmes for the BBC.

BBC hardback 2010.

288 pages.

Very good condition.

The cost of shipping is $5.95 (tracked mail).

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

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