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50 Things You Should Know About: Inventions

Written by Clive Gifford, Chris Woodford

50 Things You Should Know About: Inventions Synopsis

Every aspect of modern life has been shaped by the ideas of ingenious inventors, many of them tinkering away in small workshops or even their garden sheds. Packed with facts and figures, discover the masterminds behind some of the world's most incredible inventions. In the ancient world, philosopher Archimedes designed new machines for farming. During the Renaissance, artist Leonardo da Vinci sketched his ideas for wondrous flying machines. Scientist James Watt provided ideas that would power the Industrial Revolution, while American inventor Thomas Edison patented more than 1000 inventions that would shape modern life, including the movie camera and the electric light bulb. Today's inventors still explore ideas for new and clever technology, producing miniature machines that we can only see under a microscope. Step inside the world of invention and see where it might take us next...

Book Information

ISBN: 9781784935610
Publication date: 28th September 2016
Author: Clive Gifford, Chris Woodford
Publisher: QED Publishing
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 80 pages

About Clive Gifford, Chris Woodford

Chris Woodford has an M.A. in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University, where he specialized in physics and experimental psychology. His books have sold over four million copies, been translated into over 20 languages, and won or been shortlisted for over 30 awards. Chris also runs the science education website Explain that Stuff, which serves well over half a million readers a month.

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