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Serendipity : Accidental Discoveries in Science - 89 edition

Serendipity : Accidental Discoveries in Science (ISBN10: 0471602035; ISBN13: 9780471602033)
ISBN13: 978-0471602033
ISBN10: 0471602035

Summary: Many of the things discovered by accident are important in our everyday lives: Teflon, Velcro, nylon, x-rays, penicillin, safety glass, sugar substitutes, and polyethylene and other plastics. And we owe a debt to accident for some of our deepest scientific knowledge, including Newton's theory of gravitation, the Big Bang theory of Creation, and the discovery of DNA. Even the Rosetta Stone, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the ruins of Pompeii came to light through chance. T ...show morehis book tells the fascinating stories of these and other discoveries and reveals how the inquisitive human mind turns accident into discovery. Written for the layman, yet scientifically accurate, this illuminating collection of anecdotes portrays invention and discovery as quintessentially human acts, due in part to curiosity, perserverance, and luck. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 89
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 07/28/1989
International: No

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