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Public understanding of science : a history of communicating scientific ideas / David Knight.

  • Knight, David M.
Date
2006
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.

Physical description

viii, 232 pages ; 24 cm.

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-227) and index.

Contents

Understanding -- God's clockworld -- Holding forth -- Poetry, metaphor, and algebra -- Picturing science -- Ballyhoo -- Display -- Travel -- Imagining -- Science gossip -- Suspending judgement -- Classical physics -- Promoters and popularisers.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    Medical Collection Q223 2006K55p

    Access

    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 0415206383
  • 0203966422