History of Science : A Beginner's Guide, by Johnston, Sean F.
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- ISBN: 9781851686810 | 1851686819
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 9/1/2009
Science makes the modern world go round, driving the economy, shaping politics, and influencing the food we eat, the films we watch, and the authorities we trust. Although we celebrate its eureka moments and are surrounded by its triumphs, science's past is littered with disagreements, doubts, and misfires, while new developments are increasingly mired in controversy.