Mad Science: 100 Amazing Experiments from the History of Science

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You don't have to be an eccentric obsessive to be a scientist, but it helps...In Mad Science Reto Schneider tells the extraordinary tales of 100 of the more unusual experiments conducted across seven centuries of science. From the attempts of the 14th-century Dominican monk Theodoric von Freiberg to discover the cause of the rainbow, to the efforts of the 20th-century psychologist Harry Harlow to be the perfect mother to a family of reluctant rhesus monkeys, these are stories that are often bizarre, sometimes mind-boggling ...

Mad Science: 100 Amazing Experiments from the History of Science 2009, Quercus Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781849160698

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