Great Scientific Experiments: Twenty Experiments that Changed our View of the World

Great Scientific Experiments Twenty Experiments that Changed our View of the World These vividly recounted tales of human skill and ingenuity offer fascinating views of the correlation between theories practical inquiries ideas and facts Re created strictly on the basis of the or

  • Title: Great Scientific Experiments: Twenty Experiments that Changed our View of the World
  • Author: Rom Harré
  • ISBN: 9780486422633
  • Page: 428
  • Format: Paperback
  • These vividly recounted tales of human skill and ingenuity offer fascinating views of the correlation between theories, practical inquiries, ideas, and facts Re created strictly on the basis of the original publication in which the results were first announced, the scrupulously accurate retellings of 20 groundbreaking scientific experiments are complemented with rare photThese vividly recounted tales of human skill and ingenuity offer fascinating views of the correlation between theories, practical inquiries, ideas, and facts Re created strictly on the basis of the original publication in which the results were first announced, the scrupulously accurate retellings of 20 groundbreaking scientific experiments are complemented with rare photos and illustrations.Based on such criteria as fame, historical importance, elegance, and economy of method, the experiments include Aristotle s work on the embryology of the chick, Galileo s discovery of the law of descent, Newton s experiment on the nature of colors, Lavoisier s proof of the oxygen hypothesis, William Beaumont s work on the process of digestion, Faraday s demonstration of the identity of all forms of electricity, J J Thompson s discovery of the electron, Michelson and Morely s demonstration of the impossibility of detecting the motion of the earth, and a dozen others.Each experiment is appraised and analyzed in the light of subsequent developments, placing the work within the context of the history of science In addition to diagrams and photographs of the experimental method and apparatus, brief biographies and portraits of the scientist appear as well.Rom Harr is a Fellow Emeritus of Linacre College, Oxford, and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University and American University, Washington, D.C.

    One thought on “Great Scientific Experiments: Twenty Experiments that Changed our View of the World”

    1. Çeviri o kadar kötü, o kadar kötü ki, itiraf ediyorum, aylardır kendimi zorlamama rağmen son 30 sayfası kalana kadar ilerleyebildim. Kesinlikle tavsiye etmiyorum.

    2. Live the original experiments that gave us scienceHow were the facts you learned on chemistry, physics, and biology discovered? Well for twenty great experiments you can see how knowledge was gained, and sometimes not yet gained. An extraordinary tale of how the penchant for precise measurement can lead you to great discovery. Plenty of "for further study" references to continue the exploration.

    3. Great stuff. But something about the gestational stages of a chicken egg just doesn't get my juices flowing. In fact, it is more likely to dry out my eyeballs.

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