About this title: Exploring the sweeping changes that have revolutionized both our lives and our thinking in technology, physics, astronomy, earth science, biology, chemistry, paleoanthropology, medicine, public health, and the behavioral sciences over the course of the century, "A Science Odyssey" probes the discoveries, the people, and the historical events that have shaped scientific ideas. The companion volume to PBS's ten-hour documentary, airing January 11-15. 150 photos, 60 in color.
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