Exploring and Mapmaking

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (2.90 hours)
Product Number: Z100093533
Released: Jun 16, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781481543767
Narrator/s: Edwin Newman
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Description

While astronomers charted the heavens, geographers and cartographers mapped the earth's exotic land and seas. Commerce and navigation exploded as mapmakers and bold explorers built on each other's achievements; in the process, our very concept of the earth changed from a flat surface to a sphere. The Science and Discovery series recreates one of history's most successful journeys-four thousand years of scientific efforts to better understand and control the physical world. Science has often challenged and upset conventional wisdom or accepted practices; this is a story of vested interests and independent thinkers, experiments and theories, change and progress. Aristotle, Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, Newton, Darwin, Einstein, and many others are featured.

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Author(s): Ian Jackson
Original Publish Date: Jan 14, 2006

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