Extreme ScienceBook - 2000
Sometimes scientists have to put everything onthe line to promote and test their ideas. ExtremeScience tells the stories of scientists like GiordanoBruno, who was executed in the 17th century forwriting that there might be life on planets other thanearth. Or Alfred Nobel, who risked his life and thelife of others by conducting dangerous experimentswith nitroglycerine to find a stable explosive.Extreme Science takes readers to the cutting edge ofdiscovery. From death-defying tornado chasers to aman who fell through the sky so fast that his bodybroke the sound barrier, these true stories will keepreaders on the edge of their seats! Includes sidebarsfeaturing additional extreme facts.
Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Scholastic Canada, c2000
Branch Call Number: J 500 Ver 3558jv 1
Characteristics: 152 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm