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The Dawn of Science glimpses from history for the curious mind. Thanu Padmanabhan, Vasanthi Padmanabhan,

By: Padmanabhan, Thanu.
Contributor(s): Padmanabhan, Vasanthi [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Switzerland. Springer Nature. c2019Description: x, 286 pages; Rs. 2459.00 ill.; photos (some col.) 24 cms.ISBN: 9783030175085 (hbk.).Subject(s): Science | Medicine | Chemistry-History | Biology-History
Contents:
a In the Beginning -- The Athenian Contribution -- From the Ishango Bone to Euclid -- Archimedes - the Giant among the Ancients -- The Healing Art and Its Science -- The Legacy from the Arab World -- The Indo-Arabic Numerals -- The Printing of a Page -- Exploring the 'Seven Seas' -- The First Steps of Modern Medicine -- Making the Earth Move -- The Logarithm - An Unsung Hero -- The Way of the Wanderers -- The Galileo and the Dynamical World -- Affairs of the Heart -- The Weight of the Intangible -- Geometry Without Figures -- Life's Infinite Vaiety: Finding Order in Species -- A Measure of the Heavens -- Calculus Developed in South India -- Story of the Calendar -- And Then All was Light - The Thirst for Power -- Chemistry Comes of Age. .
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Includes index.

a In the Beginning -- The Athenian Contribution -- From the Ishango Bone to Euclid -- Archimedes - the Giant among the Ancients -- The Healing Art and Its Science -- The Legacy from the Arab World -- The Indo-Arabic Numerals -- The Printing of a Page -- Exploring the 'Seven Seas' -- The First Steps of Modern Medicine -- Making the Earth Move -- The Logarithm - An Unsung Hero -- The Way of the Wanderers -- The Galileo and the Dynamical World -- Affairs of the Heart -- The Weight of the Intangible -- Geometry Without Figures -- Life's Infinite Vaiety: Finding Order in Species -- A Measure of the Heavens -- Calculus Developed in South India -- Story of the Calendar -- And Then All was Light - The Thirst for Power -- Chemistry Comes of Age. .