Author(s): Abigail Wheatley
Discover the scientific breakthroughts of 100 brilliant scientists, from Albert Einstein, Marie Curie and Stephen Hawking, to lesser-known geniuses including 4th-century mathematician Hypatia of Alexandria, 11th-century Chinese polymath Shen Kuo and 20th-century Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai. Features 100 great scientists from widely varied periods, places and backgrounds. Fresh, graphic style of design with original full-colour illustrations throughout. Engaging text designed for dipping in and out, with recommendations for carefully selected websites to find out more via Usborne Quicklinks.