The Evolution Revolution by Robert Winston
  

Synopsis

The Evolution Revolution by Robert Winston

This book tells the story behind Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution from the fun and fabulous Robert Winston. Join Robert Winston for an amazing look at the story of evolutionary science and the way Charles Darwin's revolutionary theories changed the world. Explore lands of fire, meet curious creatures, and peer into the future, as you follow Darwin on his epic voyage in search of the origins of species. Discover how previous thinkers believed life began and the dramatic developments since Darwin's era. Find out how theories developed after Darwin, with modern scientists revealing the secrets of genes and DNA and showing what lies in the future. It's the origins of you, your friends, and every living thing on Earth!

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Brilliant, entertaining and canny The Observer on What Makes Me Me? 'instant pickupability ... a useful addition to the school library.

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About the Author

Robert Winston

Professor Robert Winston belongs to that rare breed of scientists who combine academic brilliance with charisma and a flair for communication with the general public.

A household name thanks to popular TV series that include The Human Body, which one three baftas, Superhuman, Walking with Cavemen, and The Human Mind, Lord Winston's personal charisma and zest for adventure have seen him riding rollercoasters and freezing in an igloo to help demonstrate science in action.

His pioneering work in the field of human fertility helped thousands of childless couples have "miracle babies" and earned him an outstanding international reputation.

A winner of the Royal Society's prestigious Michael Faraday Gold Award, he was made a life peer in 1995. He is Consultant in Reproductive Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital and Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College, London.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
96 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Robert Winston
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Publisher

DK Children an imprint of Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Publication date

2nd February 2009

ISBN

9781405337199


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