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The science of Discworld
(Book)

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Published:
New York : Anchor, 2014.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First Anchor Books edition.
Physical Desc:
414 pages ; 21 cm
Status:
Mountain Road Library - Adult Science Fiction
SCIENCE FICTION (P)
Description

In the course of an exciting experiment, the wizards of Discworld have accidentally created a new universe. Within this universe is a planet that they name Roundworld. Roundworld is, of course, Earth, and the universe is our own. As the wizards watch their creation grow, Terry Pratchett and acclaimed science writers Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen use Discworld to examine science from the outside. Interwoven with the Pratchett's original story are entertaining, enlightening chapters which explain key scientific principles such as the Big Bang theory and the evolution of life on earth, as well as great moments in the history of science.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780804168946 (pbk.) :, 0804168946 (pbk.) :

Notes

General Note
Originally published in 1999, this edition contains updated scientific research that brings the series into the twenty-first century.
General Note
Includes index.
Description
In the course of an exciting experiment, the wizards of Discworld have accidentally created a new universe. Within this universe is a planet that they name Roundworld. Roundworld is, of course, Earth, and the universe is our own. As the wizards watch their creation grow, Terry Pratchett and acclaimed science writers Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen use Discworld to examine science from the outside. Interwoven with the Pratchett's original story are entertaining, enlightening chapters which explain key scientific principles such as the Big Bang theory and the evolution of life on earth, as well as great moments in the history of science.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Pratchett, T., Stewart, I., & Cohen, J. (2014). The science of Discworld. First Anchor Books edition. New York: Anchor.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Pratchett, Terry, Ian Stewart and Jack. Cohen. 2014. The Science of Discworld. New York: Anchor.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Pratchett, Terry, Ian Stewart and Jack. Cohen, The Science of Discworld. New York: Anchor, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Pratchett, Terry., Ian Stewart, and Jack Cohen. The Science of Discworld. First Anchor Books edition. New York: Anchor, 2014. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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