HCØ - the Fight for Science

HCØ - Kampen om videnskaben

The Danish scientist who discovered electromagnetism, Hans Christian Ørsted, is celebrated in this spectacular publication. 

Henrik Prætorius is an experienced scientific journalist.

Peter Snejbjerg is an internationally renowned comic book creator.

Niels Roland is a Danish writer/illustrator, known in Denmark for his popular newspaper comic strips.

HCØ - the Fight for Science

HCØ - Kampen om videnskaben

The Danish scientist who discovered electromagnetism, Hans Christian Ørsted, is celebrated in this spectacular publication. 

Henrik Prætorius is an experienced scientific journalist.

Peter Snejbjerg is an internationally renowned comic book creator.

Niels Roland is a Danish writer/illustrator, known in Denmark for his popular newspaper comic strips.

Synopsis

Hans Christian Ørsted discovered electromagnetism in 1820; one of the most important scientific discoveries ever made. But during his own time, HCØ was a science rebel, who had to fight for his ideas throughout his life. This brilliant book tells the captivating story of one man’s quest towards the pinnacle of enlightenment, about his victories and defeats, and about the passion and spirit that drove him. 

Reviews

"Effervescent, hilarious and informative visualisations" – (Politiken )

"An empathic, moving story .(…) beautifully balancing between dissemination and entertainment." – (Number9)

HCØ - the Fight for Science
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Original Language: Danish
Original Publisher: Forlaget Cobolt
Published: August, 2020
72 pages
Category: Graphic Novels
Sub-category: Crossover
Available material: English sample translation

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