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The Resource Timelines of science

Timelines of science

Label
Timelines of science
Title
Timelines of science
Title variation
Smithsonian timelines of science
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Follow the story of science year by year with [an] ... illustrated timeline with ... explanations of key scientific theories and concepts; identify the influential thinkers behind revolutionary breakthroughs and discover how they changed the world; trace the development of landmark innovations such as the measurement of time, computers, and mobile communication; see major advances and achievements in their broader context"--Page 4 of cover
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
509
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q125
LC item number
.T58 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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DK Publishing, Inc
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  • Science
  • Science
  • Science
  • Science and civilization
Label
Timelines of science
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1404/2013444069-d.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: DK Smithsonian
  • "The ultimate visual guide to the discoveries that shaped the world"--Cover
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Before science began (2.5 MYA -- 799 C.E.) : Early metallurgy ; The story of the wheel ; The story of geometry ; Understanding simple machines -- The European and Islamic Renaissance (800-1542) : Understanding stars ; The story of gears -- The age of discovery (1543-1788) : The story of anatomy ; Measuring instruments ; Medicine ; Understanding planetary orbits ; The story of measuring time ; Microscopes ; Understanding Newton's laws of motion ; Navigational tools ; Meteorological instruments -- The age of revolutions (1789-1894) : Fossils ; The story of the engine ; Understanding compounds and reactions ; The story of calculating machines ; Understanding cells ; Understanding evolution ; Surgery ; The story of sound recording -- The atomic age (1895-1945) : Understanding electromagnetic radiation ; Flying machines ; Understanding relativity ; Understanding atomic structure ; The story of plastics ; Understanding radioactivity -- The information age (1946-2013) : Understanding DNA ; The story of oceanography ; The story of space exploration ; Communication ; Understanding global warming ; The story of robotics ; Understanding cosmology -- Reference : Measurements and units ; Physics ; Chemistry ; Biology ; Astronomy and space ; Earth science
Control code
ocn827841926
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9781465414342
Lccn
2013444069
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781465414342
  • (OCoLC)827841926
Label
Timelines of science
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1404/2013444069-d.html
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: DK Smithsonian
  • "The ultimate visual guide to the discoveries that shaped the world"--Cover
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Before science began (2.5 MYA -- 799 C.E.) : Early metallurgy ; The story of the wheel ; The story of geometry ; Understanding simple machines -- The European and Islamic Renaissance (800-1542) : Understanding stars ; The story of gears -- The age of discovery (1543-1788) : The story of anatomy ; Measuring instruments ; Medicine ; Understanding planetary orbits ; The story of measuring time ; Microscopes ; Understanding Newton's laws of motion ; Navigational tools ; Meteorological instruments -- The age of revolutions (1789-1894) : Fossils ; The story of the engine ; Understanding compounds and reactions ; The story of calculating machines ; Understanding cells ; Understanding evolution ; Surgery ; The story of sound recording -- The atomic age (1895-1945) : Understanding electromagnetic radiation ; Flying machines ; Understanding relativity ; Understanding atomic structure ; The story of plastics ; Understanding radioactivity -- The information age (1946-2013) : Understanding DNA ; The story of oceanography ; The story of space exploration ; Communication ; Understanding global warming ; The story of robotics ; Understanding cosmology -- Reference : Measurements and units ; Physics ; Chemistry ; Biology ; Astronomy and space ; Earth science
Control code
ocn827841926
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9781465414342
Lccn
2013444069
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781465414342
  • (OCoLC)827841926

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