How Humankind Created Science [E-Book] : From Early Astronomy to Our Modern Scientific Worldview / by Falin Chen, Fang-Tzu Hsu.
Chen, Falin, (author)
Hsu, Fang-Tzu, (author)
1st edition 2020.
Cham : Springer, 2020
XXVI, 582 pages 85 illustrations, 14 illustrations in color (online resource)
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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: Our Universe
  • Ancient Wisdom and Natural Philosophers
  • The Heyday of Greek Astronomy
  • The Tumultuous Astronomical Revolution
  • The Well-Ordered Newtonian Mechanics
  • Special Relativity: Fusing Space and Time
  • General Relativity: Describing A Curved Spacetime
  • The Course of Scientific Development: Evolution of Thought Across a Millennium
  • Further Reading.