HISTORY OF MATH AND SCIENCE III (Modern)
Nikolai Lobachevsky "Copernicus of Geometry"  Albert Einstein "Father of Modern Physics"
Father Georges Lemaite "Father of Modern Cosmology"  Louis Pasteur "Father of Modern Germ Theory"
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SCI 2143 History of Math and Science II (3)
This course is a continuation of SCI 1243. Through the use of primary texts, the course unfolds the modern development of science and the great scientific and mathematical discoveries, history, and concepts in the modern world from the 19th century to the present.
"Great for humanities students looking for an overview of the history of science, its ideas, and major contributions without a detailed study of the concepts themselves."
GREATEST and GREAT BOOKS INCLUDE:
Louis Pasteur: Germ Theory and Extension of the Germ Theory to Diseases
Christiaan Huygens: Treatise on Light
Sir Robert Boyle: The Skeptical Chemist
Sir Isaac Newton: Principles of Natural Philosophy
AntoineLaurent Lavoisier: The Elements of Chemistry
Gregor Mendel: Experiments in Plant Hybridization
Albert Einstein: The Special and General Theory of Relativity
Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky: Geometrical investigations on theory of parallel lines
A History of Science by Henry Willimas (MD LLD) and Edward Williams (MD)
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