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Title Chronology of science : from Stonehenge to the Human Genome Project / consulting editor, Lisa Rosner.
Imprint Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2002.

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 Reference  Q125 .C482 2002    LIB USE ONLY
Description x, 566 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 397-402) and index.
Subject Science -- Chronology.
Scientists -- Biography.
Science -- History.
Contents Chronologies. Earliest discoveries (30,000 BC-AD 499) -- Medieval world (500-1449) -- Scientific revolution (1450-1749)-- Industrializing world (1750-1899) -- 20th century (1900-2000) -- Feature essays. Origins of mathematics / Peter Higgins -- Some thoughts about nought / John O.E. Clark -- Investigating the solar system / Fred W. Taylor -- Discovery of Boyle's law / Peter Lafferty -- Experiments to determine the nature of light -- Pioneering experiments on the digestive system / Julian Rowe -- Discovering the interior of the earth / Margaret W. Carruthers -- Discovery of X-rays / Julian Rowe -- History of plastics / Keith B. Hutton -- A Brief chronology of quantum physics / Gren Ireson -- Discovery of the structure of DNA / Julian Rowe -- Discovery of pulsars / Peter Lafferty -- Shades of green : ethics and value in ecology / John Cartwright -- Discovery of carbon fullerenes / Julian Rowe -- Quest for the red planet / Tim Furniss -- Human genome project / Paul Wymer.
Other Author Rosner, Lisa.