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On Giants' Shoulders Great Scientists and Their Discoveries from Archimedes to DNA

ISBN-10: 0471396842

ISBN-13: 9780471396840

Edition: 1998

Authors: Melvyn Bragg

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List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/7/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 386
Size: 5.31" wide x 7.78" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Melvyn Bragg is a writer and broadcaster. His novels include The Hired Man, for which he won the Time/Life Silver Pen Award, Without a City Wall, winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, The Soldier's Return, winner of the WHSmith Literary Award, A Son of War and Crossing the Lines, both of which were longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and most recently Grace and Mary. He has also written several works of non-fiction, the latest being The Book of Books about the King James Bible. He lives in London and Cumbria.

Archimedes (C. 287 BC-212 BC)
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)
Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727)
Antoine Lavoisier (1743-1794)
Michael Faraday (1791-1867)
Charles Darwin (1809-1882)
Jules Henri Poincare (1854-1912)
Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)
Marie Curie (1867-1934)
Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
Francis Crick (1916-) and James Watson (1928-)
Where Are We Now?
Further Reading
Acknowledgments