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The Renaissance of Science: The Story of the Atom, Mathematics, Astronomy and Physics

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The Renaissance of Science: The Story of the Atom, Mathematics, Astronomy and Physics
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Publisher: Project Gutenberg
Number of pages: 561

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This book presents the fundamental scientific developments in mathematics, physics and astronomy from the Classic Greek Era to the present time. It discusses and illustrates the 2,000-year history in the development of the great ideas, concepts and laws that revolutionized our scientific world. It also emphasizes how the new scientific concepts contributed to the logical development of the various sciences.

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