Scientific Rivalries and Scandals

Bribery. Theft. Betrayals and lifelong feuds. Intense competition leading to bitter disputes has characterized the relationships among some of the world’s greatest scientific innovators. This one-of-a-kind series combines math, science, history, and biography to expose the rivalries behind groundbreaking achievements. Readers learn that great discoveries in math and science happen in the real world of personalities and historical events, not locked away in a laboratory. Each title is illustrated with artwork, photographs, and diagrams, and supported with solid, expert-approved science and mathematics.

Cover: Decoding Our DNA: Craig Venter vs the Human Genome Project
Cover: Battle of the Dinosaur Bones: Othniel Charles Marsh vs Edward Drinker Cope
Cover: The Race to Discover the AIDS Virus: Luc Montagnier vs Robert Gallo
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Scientific Rivalries and Scandals — eBook Set
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  • Soon! Spring 2020
  • New! Fall 2019
  • New! Spring 2019
Title   Lexile GRL ATOS Format Qty
Battle of the Dinosaur Bones: Othniel Charles Marsh vs Edward Drinker Cope 1020 7.5
Decoding Our DNA: Craig Venter vs the Human Genome Project 1070 8.5
The Race to Discover the AIDS Virus: Luc Montagnier vs Robert Gallo 1140 9.0
War of the Currents: Thomas Edison vs Nikola Tesla 1060
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Spring 2020
  • New! Fall 2019
  • New! Spring 2019

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Scientific Rivalries and Scandals

Bribery. Theft. Betrayals and lifelong feuds. Intense competition leading to bitter disputes has characterized the relationships among some of the world’s greatest scientific innovators. This one-of-a-kind series combines math, science, history, and biography to expose the rivalries… View →