100 Most Important Science Ideas
Key Concepts in Genetics, Physics and MathematicsBook - 2011
"'100 Most Important Science Ideas' presents a selection of 100 key concepts in science in a series of concise and accessible essays that are understandable to the layperson. The authors explain the answers to the most exciting and important scientific questions, which have had a profound influence on our way of life. Helpful diagrams, everyday examples and enlightening quotations highlight the straightforward text. All the big ideas that readers would expect to find are present, and each is discussed over two to four pages. The authors use concrete applications to describe many of the abstract ideas, and some entries have a timeline along the bottom showing when the idea originated and its development" --from the publisher.
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2011.
Branch Call Number: 500 Hen
Characteristics: 431 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Alternative Title: One hundred most important science ideas