The Greatest Science Stories Never Told

The Greatest Science Stories Never Told : 100 tales of invention and disc

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Rick Beyer, the author of the acclaimed History Channel(R) 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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 214 pages
  • 180.34 x 182.88 x 25.4mm | 408.23g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0061626961
  • 9780061626968
  • 427,129

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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?

They're so good, you can't read just one!
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