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The Resource The story of science : Newton at the center, Joy Hakim

The story of science : Newton at the center, Joy Hakim

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The story of science : Newton at the center
Title
The story of science
Title remainder
Newton at the center
Statement of responsibility
Joy Hakim
Title variation
Newton at the center
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the period between Copernicus's theory about the sun's location at the center of the universe through the early days of atomic theory, offering introductory portraits of such contributors as Giordano Bruno, Galileo, and Isaac Newton
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Hakim, Joy
Dewey number
509
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Story of science
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science
Label
The story of science : Newton at the center, Joy Hakim
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published in association with the National Science Teachers Association."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 432-435) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Scientific quest ... and this book: Off-center? It can't be! -- New age: Bringing new ways of seeing: What's to be made of Leonardo? -- On revolutions and fools -- Tycho Brahe: Taking heaven's measure: Holding a ruler to the sky -- Renaissance men -- Gazing at a star named Galileo -- Moving relatively or relatively moving? -- Are Novas really "new" stars? As to Supernovas--Wow!: About suns and stuff (Galileo didn't know any of this) -- Moving the Sun and the Earth: Who did invent the telescope? -- Do you think you have troubles: Getting along by staying apart: Religion and science -- Poor Kepler: These eccentric ellipses -- Descartes and his coordinates: At last, proof of the last -- What's the big attraction? -- Gravity--how absurd!: Calculus? Who done it? -- Newton sees the light -- Newton moves -- Fame finds Newton: Edmond Halley, Mr. Comet -- Dane lights the way: Clocking time (and speed) with Io: Here's the math -- What's the matter? (About elements and alchemy): Elemental tale -- Robert Boyle, skeptic--or airhead?: Is air something--or nothing? -- Daniel and the old lion hunter -- Brains and beauty squared -- It's a gas! Take its temperature!: Turning on the heat -- Weighing the world -- Right man for the job -- Man with a powerful hand: France sings a metric tune -- Dalton takes us back to Greece--and atoms -- Molecule-and-number man: Chemical bondage -- Putting things in order: Periodic table: Chemical family tree -- Heated story of an American spy -- Shocking science: Pendulum's proof -- Michael Faraday has a field day: Turning on the light -- Maxwell's charges: Again and again and again--that's frequency -- Bulldog Boltzmann: How fast is a gas? -- Inside the atom -- Wake up! This is about work, which takes energy: Information-age thinking in the Industrial Era -- Number-one law, thermodynamically speaking -- Obeying the (second) law -- Tying down a demon -- Nothing to do? -- Wrapping up and getting ready -- Suggested reading -- NSTA recommends -- Picture credits -- Permissions -- Scientific abbreviations -- Index
Control code
ocm56567103
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 463 pages
Isbn
9781588341617
Lccn
2004058465
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)56567103
Label
The story of science : Newton at the center, Joy Hakim
Link
Publication
Note
"Published in association with the National Science Teachers Association."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 432-435) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Scientific quest ... and this book: Off-center? It can't be! -- New age: Bringing new ways of seeing: What's to be made of Leonardo? -- On revolutions and fools -- Tycho Brahe: Taking heaven's measure: Holding a ruler to the sky -- Renaissance men -- Gazing at a star named Galileo -- Moving relatively or relatively moving? -- Are Novas really "new" stars? As to Supernovas--Wow!: About suns and stuff (Galileo didn't know any of this) -- Moving the Sun and the Earth: Who did invent the telescope? -- Do you think you have troubles: Getting along by staying apart: Religion and science -- Poor Kepler: These eccentric ellipses -- Descartes and his coordinates: At last, proof of the last -- What's the big attraction? -- Gravity--how absurd!: Calculus? Who done it? -- Newton sees the light -- Newton moves -- Fame finds Newton: Edmond Halley, Mr. Comet -- Dane lights the way: Clocking time (and speed) with Io: Here's the math -- What's the matter? (About elements and alchemy): Elemental tale -- Robert Boyle, skeptic--or airhead?: Is air something--or nothing? -- Daniel and the old lion hunter -- Brains and beauty squared -- It's a gas! Take its temperature!: Turning on the heat -- Weighing the world -- Right man for the job -- Man with a powerful hand: France sings a metric tune -- Dalton takes us back to Greece--and atoms -- Molecule-and-number man: Chemical bondage -- Putting things in order: Periodic table: Chemical family tree -- Heated story of an American spy -- Shocking science: Pendulum's proof -- Michael Faraday has a field day: Turning on the light -- Maxwell's charges: Again and again and again--that's frequency -- Bulldog Boltzmann: How fast is a gas? -- Inside the atom -- Wake up! This is about work, which takes energy: Information-age thinking in the Industrial Era -- Number-one law, thermodynamically speaking -- Obeying the (second) law -- Tying down a demon -- Nothing to do? -- Wrapping up and getting ready -- Suggested reading -- NSTA recommends -- Picture credits -- Permissions -- Scientific abbreviations -- Index
Control code
ocm56567103
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 463 pages
Isbn
9781588341617
Lccn
2004058465
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)56567103

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