Year by year, era by era, a record of how science has altered human life, from prehistory to the present.
Who discovered the Gulf Stream? Where was cloth first woven? Who constructed the first computer? What caused the extinction of the woolly mammoth in America? "The Timeline Book of Science" answers these and thousands of other essential questions, pinpointing the time of each breakthrough, describing its significance, and relating it to other inventions and events through the ages.
Fun and informative, this book makes the history of science totally accessible to all readers.
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