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The Sacred beetle and other great essays in science

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGreat essays in science.
    Statementedited by Martin Gardner.
    ContributionsGardner, Martin, 1914-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ171 .S13 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 427 p. ;
    Number of Pages427
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2547799M
    ISBN 100452008042
    LC Control Number85029745
    OCLC/WorldCa12977816

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THE SACRED BEETLE & OTHER GREAT ESSAYS IN SCIENCE Chosen and Introduced by Martin Gardner From Darwin on evolution to Einstein on relativity covering subjects as diverse as science and literature, the sea, the laws of physics, the beautiful woman, logic, the bee, and the moon, this is a lively and lucid collection of.

Great Essays in Science book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. As Gardner makes clear in his preface to the formerly titled Sacred Beetle and Other Great Essays in Science, The title is somewhat misleading. A few of the essays are truly great, and some others are interesting.

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