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By Alberto A. Martinez

ISBN-10: 0822944073

ISBN-13: 9780822944072

Was Darwin rather encouraged through Galápagos finches? Did Einstein’s spouse secretly give a contribution to his theories? Did Franklin fly a kite in a thunderstorm? Did a falling apple lead Newton to common gravity?  Did Galileo drop items from the Leaning Tower of Pisa? Did Einstein relatively think in God?
Science Secrets solutions those questions and so on. it's a exact examine of ways myths evolve within the background of technology. a few stories are in part precise, others are typically fake, but all remove darkness from the strain among the necessity to really describe the previous and the normal wish to fill within the blanks.
Energetically narrated, technology secrets and techniques pits recognized myths opposed to huge examine from basic resources so that it will safely painting vital episodes within the sciences. Alberto A. Martínez analyzes how such myths develop and rescues ignored evidence which are extra alluring than well-known fictions. additionally, he exhibits why critiques that have been as soon as mystery and likely most unlikely at the moment are scientifically compelling. The booklet comprises new findings relating to the Copernican revolution, alchemy, Pythagoras, younger Einstein, and different occasions and figures within the background of science.

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Download e-book for kindle: Science Secrets: The Truth about Darwin's Finches, by Alberto A. Martinez

Used to be Darwin particularly encouraged through Galápagos finches? Did Einstein’s spouse secretly give a contribution to his theories? Did Franklin fly a kite in a thunderstorm? Did a falling apple lead Newton to common gravity?  Did Galileo drop items from the Leaning Tower of Pisa? Did Einstein relatively think in God?
Science secrets and techniques solutions those questions and so on. it's a special examine of ways myths evolve within the background of technology. a few stories are partially precise, others are more often than not fake, but all remove darkness from the stress among the necessity to really describe the previous and the usual wish to fill within the blanks.
Energetically narrated, technological know-how secrets and techniques pits well-known myths opposed to huge examine from basic resources to be able to competently painting vital episodes within the sciences. Alberto A. Martínez analyzes how such myths develop and rescues ignored proof which are extra alluring than recognized fictions. in addition, he exhibits why critiques that have been as soon as mystery and likely very unlikely at the moment are scientifically compelling. The ebook contains new findings concerning the Copernican revolution, alchemy, Pythagoras, younger Einstein, and different occasions and figures within the historical past of technological know-how.

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Shapiro, Angela Smith, Pamela Smith, John Stachel, Sarah Steinbock-Pratt, Dee Stonberg, Ariel Taylor, Eve Tulbert, Heather Turner, Amy Umberger, James Vaughn, John Volk, Scott Walter, Sarah D. Wilson, Diane Wu, and James A. Wilson Jr. I also thank Roger H. Stuewer for having taught me how to do history of science. I also thank the helpful librarians of the following universities: the University of Texas at Austin, Harvard University, the California Institute of Technology, the Einstein Archives, the Dibner Library of the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian, the Burndy Library (when it was located at the Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology at MIT), Boston University, the Landesbibliothek Bern, the Babson College Horn Library, the Université Nancy 2, and the Archives and Special Collections of the Bibliothek of the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule in Zürich.

Remarkably, by centering the sun, it turns out that the orbital speeds of the planets, including Earth, fall in an ordered sequence: the speed of each planet varies according to its distance from the sun, the closer the planet is to the sun, the faster it moves. Copernicus realized that if indeed Earth circles the sun, then we would observe the apparent retrograde motions of the planets, since Earth sometimes overtakes them as it moves around the sun. The heavenly bodies circled the sun, the moon circled Earth.

Did finches inspire Darwin to his theory of evolution? Did Benjamin Franklin fly a kite in a thunderstorm? Did Coulomb fake his proof of an inverse square law? Did J. J. Thomson imagine plum-pudding in the atom? Did J. J. Thomson discover the electron? Did Einstein believe in God? Do experiments show that the velocity of light is constant? Did Einstein's wife secretly contribute to his theories? Was Einstein inspired to relativity by Swiss clock towers? Is it impossible to change human nature with eugenics?

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