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  • Author:
    Derek Newton,David Smith
  • ISBN:
    0721715761
  • ISBN13:
    978-0721715766
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    Schofield & Sims Ltd (July 1972)
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    32 pages
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David Wootton’s answer is unequivocal: modernity began with the scientific revolution in Europe, bookended by the .

David Wootton’s answer is unequivocal: modernity began with the scientific revolution in Europe, bookended by the dates 1572 (when the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe identified a new star in the heavens) and 1704 (when Isaac Newton published Opticks). Rational, calculating, advancing at breakneck speed, respecting no authority: science after Newton seemed to embody the power and ever expanding possibilities of a society fixated on the future rather than the past.

When we look back in history, the first invention that changed the future of mankind was the invention of the .

When we look back in history, the first invention that changed the future of mankind was the invention of the wheel. Whether its travel or the transportation of goods, the invention of wheels made it much easier than ever before. Wheels were not only used on vehicles in prehistoric times; they were also used in pulley systems. In today’s world of satellites and GPS, it may seem irrelevant, but it was one of the key inventions that changed the world for better! The compass was invented by the Chinese to aid in fortune telling, but its scope in travel and navigation was realized only in 11th century AD. 3. Waterwheel (50 BC) – The Overlooked Invention.

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In this fascinating history spanning continents and centuries, historian .

In this fascinating history spanning continents and centuries, historian David Wootton offers a lively defense of science, revealing why the Scientific Revolution was truly the greatest event in our history. The Invention of Science goes back five hundred years in time to chronicle this crucial transformation, exploring the factors that led to its birth and the people who made it happen. Here are the brilliant iconoclasts-Galileo, Copernicus, Brahe, Newton, and many more curious minds from across Europe-whose studies of the natural world challenged centuries of religious orthodoxy and ingrained superstition.

It's an interesting book on 9 inventions in history, which play vital role in our modern life

It's an interesting book on 9 inventions in history, which play vital role in our modern life. The 9 chapters including real objects like guns, engines and computers, and there are some virtual things like math, communication, especially mentions that the last chapter about idea, it is the powerful invention in the human history, for idea will push the human race forward, break the boundary of human, then our lives will become more and more meaningful and colorful.

Inventions from the telephone to the Model T and the computer have defined human history, and inventors like Leonardo da Vinci, Nikola Tesla, Thomas Edison, Eli Whitney and Alexander Graham Bell have transformed our society. Alexander Graham Bell. The Invention of the Internet. Cotton Gin and Eli Whitney.