Galileo's Finger: The Ten Great Ideas of Science

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Galileo's Finger: The Ten Great Ideas of Science - Atkins, P W

Why Galileo's finger? Galileo, one of whose fingers is preserved in a vessel displayed in Florence, provided much of the impetus for modern science, pointing the way out of medieval ignorance. In this brilliant account of the central ideas of contemporary science, Peter Atkins celebrates the effectiveness of Galileo's symbolic finger for revealing ... Read More

Galileo's Finger: The Ten Great Ideas of Science 2004, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198609414

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