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In this imaginative investigation of the links between science and art, Levenson explores how we have come to understand and experience the natural world through instruments both scientific and musical. As he traces the development of the organ, the microscope, Stradivarius's miraculous violins and cellos, and computers, Levenson reveals why science itself is an art. 48 b&w line drawings.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-332) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684804347
Author:
Levenson, Thomas
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Science
Subject:
History
Subject:
Science -- History.
Subject:
General Science
Subject:
History of Science-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
105-15
Publication Date:
December 1995
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.12 in 17.71 oz

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