Description - Big Questions In Science by Harriet Swain
In this exciting new book, leading scientific thinkers address twenty of the really big questions that people have been asking for hundreds of years. Their answers are each put into context by commentaries discussing the differing views of other leading contemporary scientists and looking at how people have tackled the question in the past. The result is a breathtaking tour of scientific thought through the ages and a peek at some of the most cutting-edge and controversial research today. Packed with fascinating insights, it shows how science is investigating plroblems tha affect us all on a large scale and suggests that we are closer to finding solutions to some of life's big questions than we might think.
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(198mm x 129mm x 20mm)
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Author Biography - Harriet Swain
Harriet Swain is the deputy features editor at the Times Higher Educational Supplement.