Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions, and Discoveries of the 17th Century


The 17th century was a time of transition for the study of science and mathematics. The technological achievements of this time directly impacted both society and the future of science. This reference resource explores the major scientific and mathematical milestones of this era, and examines them from their scientific and sociological perspectives. Over fifty entries, arranged alphabetically, illustrate how this time period marked the first widespread application of experimentation and mathematics to the study of science--an exciting time brought to life through this unique exploration.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2002


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