Champions of Science by John Hudson Tiner
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Overview: Stories of 10 ingenious scientists such as Copernicus, Aristotle, Galileo, Pascal, Kepler and others
Discover the geniuses who helped make the world as we know it!
The great minds of the past are, in many ways, still with us today. Learn about people who passionately explored the natural world thousands of years ago – and left us a rich legacy in knowledge.
Here you will read about Archimedes, who discovered how to make ships stay afloat; Johannes Kepler, whose laws predict the movements of planets; Blaise Pascal, who made the world’s first calculator at only 19 years of age; Galileo Galilei, who built the telescope – a window to the heavens; and many such others.
This valuable book gives you accurate accounts of lives from the annals of science. Explore more in this series with Champions of Mathematics and Champions of Invention.
John Hudson Tiner has a master’s degree from Duke University and is the author of textbooks, science curriculum material, character-building biographies and books on a variety of other subjects. He has more than a 1,000 published manuscripts, including 80 books, for all age groups.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational