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Genius of Britain the scientists who changed the world by Robert Uhlig

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Science,
  • Scientists,
  • Intellectual life,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementRobert Uhlig ; foreword by James Dyson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ127.G4 .U35 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 340 p. :
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25116329M
ISBN 100007320671
ISBN 109780007320677
LC Control Number2011290140
OCLC/WorldCa440112130

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Customer Review: Genius of Britain. See full review. Manufacturer Video. Onsite Associates Program. Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. out of 5. 30 customer ratings. 5 star 78% 4 star 10% 3 star 12% 2 star 0% (0%) 0% 1 star /5(30).   Genius of Britain intertwines the personal reflections of three of today's greatest British scientists with Robert Uhlig's compelling narrative. The result is a journey of scientific inspiration that does justice to Britain's exceptional contribution to science. Genius of Britain is the story of the flashes of inspiration experienced by generations of British scientists as they realised they were about to change the world. Every one of the characters that make up this rich tradition has a unique and very human story. The relationships between them range from lifelong collaboration to bitter rivalry.   Genius of Britain intertwines the personal reflections of three of today's greatest British scientists with Robert Uhlig's compelling narrative. The result is a journey of scientific inspiration that does justice to Britain's exceptional contribution to science. Length: pages /5(3).

Genius of Britain accompanies 5 primetime, 1-hour programmes on Channel 4 due to be screened at the end of May , presented by Stephen Hawking, Richard Dawkins and James Dyson. item 3 Genius of Britain by Uhlig, Robert Hardback Book The Fast Free Shipping 3 - Genius of Britain by Uhlig, Robert Hardback Book The Fast Free Shipping. $ An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Genius of Britain: The Scientists Who Changed the World. Topics Britain, Genius, Brain, Invention, Science. Episode 1. Genius of Britain: The Scientists Who Changed the World. Genius of Britain: The Scientists Who Changed the World is a five-part Channel 4 documentary series that celebrates Britain's great scientists and inventors who have been at the forefront of some of history's greatest advances. The series begins with Isaac Newton's work and Robert Boyle's air pump, years ago.   Although this book is said to be based on the Channel 4 TV series of the same name presented by Stephen Hawking, James Dyson and othersThe Genius Of Britain [DVD], the author Robert Uhlig begins much earlier than the TV series and covers several more British scientists & foreign ones where appropriate. His first chapter sets the scene by introducing Bede's work of about `On Reviews: 6.

Genius of Britain: The Scientists Who Changed the World is a five-part television documentary presented by leading British scientific figures, which charts the history of some of Britain's most important scientists and innovators. Presenters Main Host. Stephen Hawking - Theoretical Physicist, Original network: Channel 4.   Genius of Britain is the story of the flashes of inspiration experienced by generations of British scientists as they realised they were about to change the world. Every one of the characters that make up this rich tradition has a unique and very human story. The relationships between them range from lifelong collaboration to bitter rivalry. Buy Genius of Britain By Robert Uhlig. Available in used condition with free delivery in the UK. ISBN: ISBN Genius of Britain (Text Only) I did like the book overall and it certainly covers a lot of historical ground. It succeeds in introducing the reader to a lot of British scientists, their work, their personal natures and the context of their times. To its credit is likely to introduce most readers to a number of scientists about whom they.