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The Evolution of Modern Science

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'The Evolution of Modern Science outlines the story of science from Aristotle to the present. The first third progresses from the ancient Greeks to the developments of the Renaissance that prepared the way for the Scientific Revolution. The second covers the Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment and the final third is devoted to the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.

My goals are to show the evolution of modern science in historical and political context and to demystify science. We stand at the threshold of momentous advancements ranging from human cloning to fusion power. An understanding of science is essential to being a modern citizen.'



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