Table of contents for 100 most important science ideas : key concepts in genetics, physics and mathematics / Mark Henderson, Joanne Baker, Tony Crilly.


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Introduction
Genetics
The theory of evolution
The laws of inheritance
Genes and chromosomes
Sex
Genes, proteins and DNA
The double helix
Cracking the code of life
Genetic engineering
The human genome
Lessons of the genome
Genetic determinism
Selfish genes
Nature versus nurture
Genetic diseases
Gene hunting
Cancer
Behavioral genetics
Genetic history
Sex genes
The battle of the sexes
Genetic fingerprinting
GM crops
Evo-devo
Stem cells
Cloning
Gene therapy
Genetic testing
Designer babies
Junk DNA
Copy number variation
Epigenetics
The RNA revolution
Artificial life
Physics
Mach's principle
Newton's laws of motion
Kepler's laws
Newton's law of gravitation
Conservation of energy
Second law of thermodynamics
Newton's theory of color
Huygens' principle
Bragg's law
Doppler effect
Ohm's law
Maxwell's equations
Planck's law
Photoelectric effect
Schrodinger's wave equation
Heisenberg uncertainty principle
Copenhagen interpretation
Schrodinger's cat
Rutherford's atom
Antimatter
Nuclear fission
Nuclear fusion
Standard model
Special relativity
General relativity
Black holes
Olbers' paradox
Hubble's law
The Big bang
Cosmic inflation
Dark matter
Cosmological constant
Fermi paradox
Anthropic principle
Mathematics
Pi
Euler's Number
Infinity
Imaginary numbers
Primes
Perfect Numbers
Fibonacci numbers
Golden rectangles
Pascal's triangle
Algebra
Logic
Proof
Sets
Calculus
Curves
Topology
Dimension
Fractals
Chaos
The parallel postulate
Graphs
Probability
Distributions
The normal curve
Connecting data
Groups
Matrices
Codes
Latin squares
The diet problem
Game theory
Fermat's last theorem
The Riemann hypothesis
Glossary
Index


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Genetics -- Popular works.
Physics -- Popular works.
Mathematics -- Popular works.
G‚en‚etique -- Miscellan‚ees.
Physique -- Miscellan‚ees.
Math‚ematiques -- Miscellan‚ees.