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    • Out of the Shadow of a Giant

    • Hooke, Haley and the Birth of Science
    • By: John Gribbin, Mary Gribbin
    • Narrated by: John Curless
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Robert Hooke and Edmond Halley, whose place in history has been overshadowed by the giant figure of Newton, were pioneering scientists within their own right and instrumental in establishing the Royal Society. Although Newton is widely regarded as one of the greatest scientists of all time and the father of the English Scientific Revolution, John and Mary Gribbin uncover the fascinating story of Robert Hooke and Edmond Halley, whose scientific achievements neatly embrace the hundred years or so during which science as we know it became established.

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    • An 'Alternate Perspective' Book

    • By wbiro on 09-16-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Out of the Shadow of a Giant

    • Hooke, Halley and the Birth of British Science
    • By: John Gribbin, Mary Gribbin
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What if Isaac Newton had never lived? Robert Hooke and Edmond Halley, whose place in history has been overshadowed by the giant figure of Newton, were pioneering scientists within their own right and instrumental in establishing the Royal Society. Whilst Newton is widely regarded as one of the greatest scientists of all time and the father of the English scientific revolution, John and Mary Gribbin uncover the fascinating story of Robert Hooke and Edmond Halley....

    Regular price: $13.42