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)
Rick Beyer, the author of the acclaimed History Channel® series The Greatest Stories Never Told, returns with new historic tales, this time focusing on amazing stories of invention and discovery, in The Greatest Science Stories Never Told. Illustrated with photographs from around the globe, The Greatest Science Stories Never Told tells of inventors both famous and forgotten, and zeroes in on eureka! moments in science and history that changed our world forever.
"True stories about scientists show that the path to innovation is rarely straight-forward."
"Here we learn who and how Band-Aids were first made, ditto ear muffs. Goodyear filled a notebook full of ideas for things to do with rubber. Except make tires. And so on through 100 wonderful stories." --AMT Events
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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...