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The Science Book

$48.00 NZD

The Science Book explores the history of science, how scientists have sought to explain our incredible universe and how amazing scientific discoveries have been made.


With this book, you’ll discover how Galileo worked out his scientific theories of motion and inertia, why Copernicus’s ideas were contentious and what the discovery of DNA meant. All of history’s big scientific ideas and discoveries are brought to life with quirky graphics, quotes and step-by-step mind maps.


Every area of science is covered, including astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, maths and physics. You’ll be brought up-to-date on scientific ideas from black holes to genetic engineering with eye-catching artworks showing how the ideas of key scientists have impacted our understanding of the world.


  • Covers every area of science, including chemistry, biology and physics
  • Part of DK’s Big Ideas series
  • Hardback book
  • 352 pages
  • ISBN: 9781409350156


Whether you are a science student or just have an interest in scientific ideas, The Science Book is the perfect way to explore this fascinating subject. It also makes an awesome birthday or Christmas gift.


This book is part of our exciting and informative range of astronomy and science books available at Space Place. We hope our books will help educate and inspire anyone with an interest in science or space to pursue their passions.


This product is also available for purchase in store at Space Place.