Great Inventions (30-Second)

Great Inventions (30-Second)

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Where would we be without the wheel or glass? Imagine life without cement or computers. Take a moment to consider how vaccinations and pacemakers improve our health and wellbeing. Ranging from materials to medicine, engineering to energy, transport to touchscreens, this book shows you 50 groundbreaking inventions - together with the individuals behind the ideas - that really have changed the world.

30-Second Great Inventions traces the history of human progress through the products of true geniuses, from the chance discovery of how to make glass by heating sand to the series of light-bulb moments that enable us to illuminate the world at the flick of a switch. Engaging entries in a mere 300 words and one picture provide the quickest way to understand remarkable technological breakthroughs and social developments.

ISBN: 9781782409748

Published Date: January 1, 2018

Publisher: Ivy Press Limited

Language: English

Page Count: 160

Size: 8.00" l x 6.50" w x 0.50" h