A fascinating collection of the plans, sketches, drawings and illustrations that have changed how we think about the world. From cave paintings to the DNA double helix drawn by Crick and Watson, they chart dramatic breakthroughs in our understanding of the world and its history. Diagrams include: Egyptian Book of the Dead, Vitruvian Man, Galileo's telescope, Hooke's Micrographia, Dunhuang Star Map, Brooks Slave Ship, the World Wide Web schematic and Carl Sagan's Pioneer Plaque.
  • Author: Christianson, Scott
  • Publisher: Pavilion Books Ltd
  • Format: Hardback
  • Publication Date: 26/09/2013
  • ISBN: 9781849940764
  • B-Code: B006801
  • Illustrated: 125 Colour Illustrations
  • Pages: 224
  • Dimensions: 246x189mm