The Age of Wonder
How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of ScienceeBook - 2009
"The Age of Wonder" explores the earliest ideas of deep time and space, and the explorers of "dynamic science": an infinite, mysterious Nature waiting to be discovered. Three lives dominate the book: William Herschel, his sister Caroline, and Humphry Davy.
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 
Alternative Title: How the romantic generation discovered the beauty and terror of science