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Appreciate what he found He was still convinced ntil the day he died that what he found was some remote area part of Asia The discovery of penicillin however was serendipitous because it was recognized for its antibiotic properties immediately Isn t that thrilling That s really as interesting as the book gets Penemuan penemuan yang luar biasa di bidang sains tak cuma dihasilkan dari penelitian ilmiah yang berurutan mulai dari hipotesis sampe kesimpulan Banyak penemuan yg ternyata hasil dari ketidaksengajaan alias serendipity Yang paling terkenal yaitu Isaac Newton yang mencetuskan teori gravitasi setelah melihat apel yg jatuh dari pohonnya Atau Archimedes si penari telanjang pertama dalam sejarah D yang menemukan bahwa volume benda tak beraturan bisa diukur Buku ini asyik dibaca dan menginspirasi kita ntuk pantang menyerah menghadapi kegagalan Kalo tidak sukses mencapai sesuatu yang kita inginkan mungkin kita malah mendapatkan sesuatu yang lain yang tak kalah serunya It is actually G Newton's theory of gravitation the Big Bang theory of Creation and the discovery of DNA Even the Rosetta Stone the Dead Sea Scrolls and the ruins of Pompeii came to light through chance This book tells the fascinating stories of these and other discoveries and rev.
The word serendipity implies some sort of magic or nseen guiding force that brings about some wonderful event So when I read the title of this book I thought it would be a great blend between otherwise boring events in science and interesting happenstance I d like to state for the record that I am a huge science nerd but the story of how celluloid was first manufactured is not interesting Period I wanted to walk away from this book feeling energized about the human spirit that anything could happen if you keep your mind openBoy was I wrongThis book is an encyclopedia of scientific discoveries That s that Each chapter covers a different topic and each topic is distinct and separate You could open p the book to any random chapter and not miss a beat The end of the book had no interesting conclusionThe first two chapters delve into what is considered serendipitous and what is not Let me save you the time Christopher Columbus s discovery of the New World was not serendipitous because he didn Many of the things discovered by accident are important in our everyday lives Teflon Velcro nylon x rays penicillin safety glass sugar substitutes and polyethylene and other plastics And we owe a debt to accident for some of our deepest scientific knowledge includin.
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Ood if you re interested in scientific discoveries especially in the chemical fieldAlthough the materials are easy to nderstand sometimes I was lost and confused but the writing style is a bit boring I really did like this book Science is endlessly intriguing and fascinating to me and this book takes a pretty good stab at explaining one common and important pathway for discovery serendipity Chance favours the prepared mind Had I read this 30 years ago I might have become a scientist As it is I feel I have a better nderstanding of science Although it has dated somewhat and the latter chapters seem overly concerned with chemistry the book as a whole holds together as an example of how scientific thinking is done to discover new things If I were able to re write this book I would include a few concepts from the philosophy of sciencenot just the history and the way that industry feeds into science and is fed by new discoveries An Accident is an Accident ntil it happens to the right person. Eals how the inuisitive human mind turns accident into discovery Written for the layman yet scientifically accurate this illuminating collection of anecdotes portrays invention and discovery as intessentially human acts due in part to curiosity perserverance and lu.