Synopses & Reviews
From the beginning of the newspaper industry, scientific developments, research and results have been reported in the press, and, more than once, hit the headlines. Presented in language that can be understood by all, journalists have tirelessly detailed all exciting, humorous and major developments in all areas of science. In this book, ten decades of newspaper article clippings on physical science have been compiled and placed in context with explanatory commentaries. Each decade is preceded with a calendar of events giving the reader a chronologcial overview as to the content.
This book will undoubtedly fascinate, surprise and amuse, whether read from cover to cover or simply dipped into at random.
Physics as it hit the headlines - the last 100 years of physics as seen through the eyes of the media, providing a fascinating glimpse of the issues that caught the contemporary public attention.