A narration of the origins, advancements, and future of the formal sciences, including mathematics and computer science, and the ways in which scientists utilize the scientific method to explore questions.
Part of the Think Like a Scientist series
How does it work? Why did that happen? What can I try differently? This new series puts the major sciences under the microscope, encouraging readers to Think Like a Scientist by questioning their universe and learning from the scientific method both inside and outside the laboratory. Featuring inventor spotlights, mini-experiments, interesting trivia, and contemporary research, these titles show how each branch of science and its related fields evolved, demonstrating the effects that accidental discoveries and innovative fieldwork have had and the exciting possibilities for future scientists. An ideal addition to STEM curricula.