Science: The Definitive Visual Guide (Hardcover)

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By DK, Smithsonian Institution (Contributions by)
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Description


Explore the science innovations as you have never seen them with this visual guide.

From the humble beginnings of science, right through to today's information age - go on a journey through the history of science through its people, inventions and discoveries. This updated 3rd edition explores astronomy, biology, geology, mathematics and more in stunning visual detail.

Inside the pages of SI Science: The Definitive Visual Guide, you'll find:

- The most recent scientific discoveries across a variety of fields, from astronomy to genetics.
- Scientific concepts explained using clear, instantly understandable text combined with informative diagrams and CGIs.
- Feature spreads that illuminate the breakthroughs that changed the world.
- "Before" and "After" panels on spreads allow the reader to follow a particular theme throughout the book.

This fully comprehensive visual guide delves into the groundbreaking moments in science that changed the world. Explore the experiments, theories and individuals, and why each is significant to developing scientific thought from Greek geometry to quantum physics. This science book also includes great scientists like Zhang Heng, Isaac Newton and Marie Curie, and gives you more information about the people behind each discovery.
 
Updated to include the latest scientific developments, from recent advances in genetic engineering to the detection of gravitational waves 100 years after Einstein predicted their existence, SI Science is the ultimate gift for any science or history enthusiasts!

About the Author


DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.   Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.

Praise For…


"DK's most essential title of the year…In pages that swell with history, factoid-rich info boxes, charts, stunning photographs and illustrations, seemingly everything under the sun is surveyed…" — NPR.org

"…[contains] stunning photos, illustrations, charts, tables, and the like in great quantity and quality." — BookPage

"Mad scientists and schoolchildren alike will reach for their chemistry kits after flipping through Science…Every important discovery is explained in simple terms." — Austin American-Statesman



Product Details
ISBN: 9781465454201
ISBN-10: 1465454209
Publisher: DK
Publication Date: September 13th, 2016
Pages: 512
Language: English