The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments

The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments

Book - 2008
Average Rating:
2
Rate this:
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781400041015
1400041015
Branch Call Number: 507.8 J632T
Characteristics: xiv, 192 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: 10 most beautiful experiments

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

ChristchurchLib Feb 10, 2015

In the course of a dozen chapters, science writer George Johnson describes ten historic scientific experiments distinguished by their simplicity and elegance. Contrasting these with contemporary teams of university-based researchers with access to multimillion-dollar equipment, Johnson notes that many of the experiments documented in this book - such as Isaac Newton's work with prisms - were carried out by individual scientists using handmade tools in their own homes. Nature and Science newsletter February 2015.

g
GHN
Sep 28, 2011

Very good subjects. Unfortunately there little details about the experiments. More graphic illustrations and more elaborate coverage of the theories behind these experiments would make this book more valuable.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at TPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top