The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments

The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments

George Johnson


a stunning, impossible to resist number of the 10 such a lot ground-breaking and gorgeous experiments in clinical heritage.

With the eye to element of a historian and the story-telling skill of a novelist, New York Times technological know-how author George Johnson celebrates those groundbreaking experiments and re-creates a time while the area appeared choked with mysterious forces and scientists have been in awe of sunshine, electrical energy, and the human physique. right here, we see Galileo staring down gravity, Newton breaking up gentle, and Pavlov learning his now recognized canine. this is often technology in its such a lot inventive, hands-on shape, while ingenuity of the brain is the main great tool within the lab and the rewards of a well-considered test are on dependent show.

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