Galileo gained toriety over his battle with the Vatican, but did you kw that this father of modern science was also an accomplished lute player? And Darwin of course discovered the principle by which new species are formed, but his bold curiosity extended to the dinner table as well. (And how many people can say they've eaten an owl!) ln Eureka! John Grant - author of Debunk lt!, Discarded Science, Spooky Science and many others - offers fifty vivid portraits of ground-breaking scientists. From lutes and owls to astromy and evolution, Eureka! explains how these scientific geniuses have shaped our understanding - and how they spent their free time as well.