Aristotle leads the way /
by Hakim, Joy.Series: Story of science.Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Books, c2004Description: 282 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781588341600.Other title: Story of science, Aristotle leads the way.Subject(s): Science -- Popular works. -- History | Astronomy -- Popular works. -- History | Mathematics -- Popular works. -- History | Physics -- Popular works. -- History
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Epoka University Library
|Q 126 .H35 2004 (Browse shelf)||Available|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Writer's reasons -- There's more to this story -- Birthing a universe -- Telling it like they thought it was: myths of creation -- Making days: were the calendar makers lunatics or just moonstruck? -- Ionia? What's Ionia? -- The "A" team -- Elementary matters: earth, air, fire, and water, says Empedocles -- Being at sea -- Worshiping numbers -- Pythagoras knows it's round -- Getting atom -- Aristotle and his teacher -- Does it change? No way, says A -- Aristarchus got it right-well, almost! -- Alexander's city -- What's a hero? -- Euclid in his elements -- Archimedes' claw -- Measuring the Earth -- Rome rules -- Longitude and latitude plus two Greek mapmakers -- The greatest -- A saint who was no scientist -- No joke-the Earth is pancake flat! -- Don't worry-the round Earth is back! -- Absolute zero -- An "ox" who bellowed -- Books will do it -- The Antipodes: discovering down under -- Cosmic voyagers: is it fiction, or could it be true? -- Finally! How science works -- The prime number sieve of Eratosthenes.