The Resource Man masters nature : twenty-five centuries of science, edited by Roy Porter

Man masters nature : twenty-five centuries of science, edited by Roy Porter

Label
Man masters nature : twenty-five centuries of science
Title
Man masters nature
Title remainder
twenty-five centuries of science
Statement of responsibility
edited by Roy Porter
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A companion to the BBC radio series of this title first broadcast in spring 1987. Traces knowledge from Aristotle through Galileo, Kepler, Newton, Priestley, Watt and Einstein to Watson
Related
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
Q125
LC item number
.M3165 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Porter, Roy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Scientists
  • Science
  • Science
  • Scientists
  • Natuurwetenschappen
  • Wetenschapsbeoefenaars
Label
Man masters nature : twenty-five centuries of science, edited by Roy Porter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • To accompany the BBC radio series Man masters nature first broadcast from spring 1987
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 217-224
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Roy Porter -- Aristotle : the theory and practice of science / Geoffrey Lloyd -- Ptolemy : the synthesis of ancient astronomy / John North -- Galileo Galilei : 'modern' science / Colin Ronan -- Johannes Kepler : the new astronomy / Jim Bennett -- William Harvey : the discovery of the circulation of the blood / Andrew Cunningham -- Issac Newton : the mathematical key to nature / A. Rupert Hall -- Joseph Priestley : science, religion and politics in the age of revolution / John Christie -- Antione-Laurent Lavoisier : the chemical revolution / Maurice Crosland -- James Watt : cross-fertilisation between science and industry / Donald Cardwell -- Michael Faraday : the use of pure science / David Knight -- Charles Darwin : solving the problem of organic diversity / John Durant -- Louis Pasteur : in pursuit of the infinitely small / William Bynum -- Albert Einstein : questioning space and time / Clive Kilmister -- Niels Bohr : a world beyond visualisation / John Hendry -- Alan Turing : the mind and the machine / Andrew P. Hodges -- James Watson and Francis Crick : discovering the secret of life / Edward Yoxen
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
233 pages, [4] pages of plates
Isbn
9780807611937
Lccn
87032738
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)17108632
Label
Man masters nature : twenty-five centuries of science, edited by Roy Porter
Publication
Note
  • To accompany the BBC radio series Man masters nature first broadcast from spring 1987
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 217-224
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Roy Porter -- Aristotle : the theory and practice of science / Geoffrey Lloyd -- Ptolemy : the synthesis of ancient astronomy / John North -- Galileo Galilei : 'modern' science / Colin Ronan -- Johannes Kepler : the new astronomy / Jim Bennett -- William Harvey : the discovery of the circulation of the blood / Andrew Cunningham -- Issac Newton : the mathematical key to nature / A. Rupert Hall -- Joseph Priestley : science, religion and politics in the age of revolution / John Christie -- Antione-Laurent Lavoisier : the chemical revolution / Maurice Crosland -- James Watt : cross-fertilisation between science and industry / Donald Cardwell -- Michael Faraday : the use of pure science / David Knight -- Charles Darwin : solving the problem of organic diversity / John Durant -- Louis Pasteur : in pursuit of the infinitely small / William Bynum -- Albert Einstein : questioning space and time / Clive Kilmister -- Niels Bohr : a world beyond visualisation / John Hendry -- Alan Turing : the mind and the machine / Andrew P. Hodges -- James Watson and Francis Crick : discovering the secret of life / Edward Yoxen
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
233 pages, [4] pages of plates
Isbn
9780807611937
Lccn
87032738
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)17108632

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