The Greatest Science Stories Never Told: 100 tales of invention and discovery to astonish, bewilder, and stupefy (The Greatest Stories Never Told)

The Greatest Science Stories Never Told: 100 tales of invention and discovery to astonish, bewilder, and stupefy (The Greatest Stories Never Told) by Rick Beyer 0061626961 9780061626968
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100 tales of invention and discovery to astonish, bewilder, & stupefy Meet the angry undertaker who gave us the push-button phone. Discover how modesty led to the invention of the stethoscope. Find out why Albert Einstein patented a refrigerator. Learn how a train full of trumpeters made science history.Did you know about: The frustrated fashion designer who created the space suit? The gun-toting newspaperman who invented the parking meter? The midnight dreams that led to a Nobel Prize?Theyre so good, you cant read just one

Author: Rick Beyer

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 224

Publisher: Harper

Publication Date: 2009-11-03


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