Troubador Science & Scientists in Berlin. A Guidebook to Historical Sites in the City and Surroundings

Released: 28/09/2022

ISBN: 9781803132723

Format: Paperback

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Science & Scientists in Berlin. A Guidebook to Historical Sites in the City and Surroundings

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Science & Scientists in Berlin is a richly illustrated guidebook providing informative biographies of 22 major scientists and 11 mathematicians linked to the metropolis, from polymath Gottfried W. Leibniz (b. 1646) to computer inventor Konrad Zuse (d. 1995). As well as renowned figures like Albert Einstein, the book includes scientists who deserve to be better known, such as flight pioneer Otto Lilienthal. Their world-changing achievements are described in a lively and accessible style.
 
Follow in the footsteps of the protagonists using the comprehensive gazetteer and 18 colour maps which guide you to almost 200 sites associated with their lives: such as plaques, monuments, laboratories, museums, residences & graves.
 
Anyone who is interested in both science and Berlin’s history, and who wants to learn about the people who created this unique past and experience the places where it comes alive, needs a guidebook like this…

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