The Awa Book of New Zealand Science

Author(s): Rebecca Priestley

NZ Non Fiction

This landmark anthology of writings about New Zealand science and by New Zealand scientists traces the development of all branches of science, from early naturalists' ramblings on flora and fauna, to geological accounts of Lake Rotomahana's famous pink and white terraces, to Rutherford splitting the atom and modern breakthroughs in nanotechnology. This book is designed for the general reader and the pieces are highly accessible.


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Winner of Royal Society of New Zealand Science Book Prize 2009.

General Fields

  • : 9780958262996
  • : Awa Press
  • : Awa Press
  • : 210mm X 140mm X 36mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Rebecca Priestley
  • : Hardback
  • : 509.2293
  • : 352
  • : Science: general issues
  • : b&w illus