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The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science

Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC 9780618242955 The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science
Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC 9780618242955 The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science

Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC

Drawing on conversations with hundreds of the world’s top scientists, Natalie Angier creates a thoroughly entertaining guide to scientific literacy. For those who want a fuller understanding of some of the great issues of our time, The Canon offers insights on stem cells, bird flu, evolution, and global warming. For students—or parents whose kids ask a lot of questions about how the world works—it brings to life such topics as how the earth was formed, or what electricity is. Also included are clear, fascinating explanations of how to think scientifically and grasp the tricky subject of probability.
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Item Details

New
Hardcover
Natalie Angier
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
05/08/2007
9780618242955
9780618242955
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