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Curiosity : how science became interested in everything / Philip Ball.

Ball, Philip 1962- (author.).
Book Book (2013.)
Description: viii, 465 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois ; University of Chicago Press, 2013.
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Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction Q 125 .B297 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 022604579X (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 9780226045795 (hardcover) :
  • Edition: [First U.S. edition]
General Note: "Originally published by Bodley Head, 2012" -- From title page verso.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages [419]-453) and index.
Contents: Old questions -- The academies of secrets -- The theatre of curiosity -- The hunt of Pan -- Professors of everything -- More things in Heaven and Earth -- Cosmic disharmonies -- The first men in the moon -- Nature free and bound -- On the head of a pin -- The light of nature -- Chasing elephants -- Professional virtuosi, or curiosity served cold.
Citation: Ball, Philip. "Curiosity : how science became interested in everything." Chicago, Illinois ; University of Chicago Press, 2013.
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