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From Aristotle’s pioneering research into animal biology to Harvey’s theory of the circulation of the blood; from Copernicus’s theory of the heliocentric universe to Carl Sagan’s speculations on extraterrestrial life; and from Einstein’s theory of Relativity to Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle, Eureka! condenses the essential biographies and principal discoveries of the world’s most important scientists
into 300 bite-sized entries.

Spanning the full spectrum of scientific disciplines – including physics, biology, earth science, cosmology, chemistry, archaeology and behavioural science – this book is the perfect introduction to the pioneering work of scientists throughout the ages.