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- DescriptionPublished to tie-in with BBC Radio 4 series, the story of science unfolds in this account of the lives and discoveries of twelve of its greatest figures, from Archimedes to Crick and Watson. Exploring their impact and legacy with leading scientists of today, Bragg conveys the excitement and importance of the scientific quest.
- Author BiographyMelvyn Bragg is the author of sixteen novels including the bestselling Credo and The Maid of Buttermere, and of several works of non-fiction including Speak for England, an oral history of the twentieth century, and Rich, a biography of Richard Burton. He was born in 1939 and educated at Wigton's Nelson Tomlinson Shool and at Oxford where he read history. He is controller of Arts at LWT and President of the National Campaign for the Arts, and in 1998 he was made a life peer. He lives in London and Cumbria.
- Author(s)Melvyn Bragg
- PublisherHodder & Stoughton General Division
- Date of Publication05/03/1998
- GenreBiography: Science, Technology & Medical
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintHodder & Stoughton Ltd
- Out-of-print date27/05/2006
- Content Note12 Line Drawings & Photographs
- Weight440 g
- Width137 mm
- Height36 mm
- Spine185 mm
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