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Newton's Apple and Other Myths About Science, Hardback Book

Newton's Apple and Other Myths About Science Hardback


A falling apple inspired the law of gravity-or so the story goes.

Is it true? Perhaps not. But why do such stories endure as explanations of how science happens?

Newton's Apple and Other Myths about Science brushes away popular misconceptions to provide a clearer picture of scientific breakthroughs from ancient times to the present.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 290 pages
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of science
  • ISBN: 9780674967984



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