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Galileonun Buyruğu Edmund Blair Bolles

Galileonun Buyruğu

Edmund Blair Bolles

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Science only knows one commandment: contribute to science. This line, spoken by the title character in Bertolt Brechts The Life of Galileo, inspired the title of this collection of science writing by 59 diverse authors. Most of the piecesMoreScience only knows one commandment: contribute to science. This line, spoken by the title character in Bertolt Brechts The Life of Galileo, inspired the title of this collection of science writing by 59 diverse authors. Most of the pieces collected by editor Edmund Blair Bolles are excerpted from texts by working scientists or natural philosophers, including George Smoot of NASAs Cosmic Background Explorer to Lucretius. Marie Curies joy on seeing the lovely, glowing bottles of impure radium in her workroom at night is just one of the vivid images to be extracted from this volume, though with far less effort than the radium cost the Curies.