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The Science Book - Hardcover

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The Science Book distills centuries of scientific thought in one richly illustrated volume. Natural phenomena, revolutionary inventions, and the most up-to-date investigations are explained in detailed text, and vivid illustrations—including 3-D graphics and pictograms—make the information even more fun to discover.


Covering topics ranging from the universe and planet Earth to biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics, this lively book informs and delights, and helps the reader understand today’s hot topics, like climate change and genetic engineering.


  • Hardcover
  • 464 pages, 2,000 photographs and illustrations
  • 10 x 11"
  • © 2008

"The National Geographic Society however has continued its wonderful tradition of producing books unlike any others. The Science Book is no exception."—Stargazersfield.com

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