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The Resource Curiosity : how science became interested in everything, Philip Ball

Curiosity : how science became interested in everything, Philip Ball

Label
Curiosity : how science became interested in everything
Title
Curiosity
Title remainder
how science became interested in everything
Statement of responsibility
Philip Ball
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Has edition
Summary
Explores the evolution of curiosity from stigma to scientific stimulus through a look at the inventions and discoveries made between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries, and details how curiosity functions in science today
Tone
Writing style
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10179014
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
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1962-
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Ball, Philip
Dewey number
509
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q125
LC item number
.B297 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Science
  • Curiosity
Target audience
adult
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how science became interested in everything
Label
Curiosity : how science became interested in everything, Philip Ball
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published by Bodley Head, 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [445]-453) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Old questions -- The academies of secrets -- The theatre of curiosity -- The hunt of Pan -- Professors of everything -- More things in Heaven and Earth -- Cosmic disharmonies -- The first men in the moon -- Nature free and bound -- On the head of a pin -- The light of nature -- Chasing elephants -- Professional virtuosi, or curiosity served cold
Control code
2012048631
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 465 pages
Isbn
9780226045795
Lccn
2012048631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Curiosity : how science became interested in everything, Philip Ball
Publication
Note
Originally published by Bodley Head, 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [445]-453) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Old questions -- The academies of secrets -- The theatre of curiosity -- The hunt of Pan -- Professors of everything -- More things in Heaven and Earth -- Cosmic disharmonies -- The first men in the moon -- Nature free and bound -- On the head of a pin -- The light of nature -- Chasing elephants -- Professional virtuosi, or curiosity served cold
Control code
2012048631
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 465 pages
Isbn
9780226045795
Lccn
2012048631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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