Discover the world of science as never before in this richly illustrated guide bringing key milestones and events to life in visual timelines.
Offering a uniquely accessible and visual approach, this visual science book shows as never before where scientific ideas came from and how they have shaped all of our lives.
The history of humankind has been driven by scientific discovery. From our distant ancestors learning to use tools and fire for the first time, to the modern breakthroughs that have shaped the world we live in today, science has defined the story of humans for thousands of years. Using beautiful illustrations and clear, easy-to-read text, SI Timelines of Science explains the history of science as it unfolded across the globe, and delves into the story of scientific ideas, practice, and progress one step at a time.
This visual science book features:
- Beautifully illustrated timelines showing events, discoveries, and breakthroughs in the order they happened. - Expanded entries dig deeper into crucial events and topics. - Double page features and panels provide visual explanations of the modern-day understanding of science topics. - Mini-profiles highlight key scientists and other figures of interest.
This visually engaging guide to the history of science brings the subject to life through historic paintings, photographs, drawings, maps, and more! With the easy-to-follow timeline format, it’s easy to grasp different scientific discoveries and breakthroughs throughout history. Plus you can see the bigger picture with a truly global coverage – including the work of scientists from the Arab world, China, Europe, and North America.
Explore the series!
If you like Timelines of Science, why not check out other our exciting titles in the Timelines series? Explore the unique collection of visual timelines which bring big topics to life. Discover leaders, legends and legacies in Timelines of Black History, uncover the past from woolly mammoths to World Wars in Timelines of Everything and explore the natural world through time with Timelines of Nature.
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.