Scientific breakthroughs are often the result of years of painstaking research, but a sudden, profound insight can sometimes provide the right solution. Follow the development of discoveries and inventions, learn how modern technology is built upon the foundations of early thought, and how science has evolved through the centuries. Over 230 vivid illustrations and photographs bring the great scientists and their work to life, making this an accessible and exciting illustrated reference book that the whole family will enjoy using. Follow in the footsteps of scientists, engineers and inventors on a journey of discovery spanning more than two millennia, from the great thinkers of ancient Greece to the modern microchip Meet the men and women whose brilliant minds and thirst for knowledge have shaped the way we live - including Einstein, Galileo, Archimedes and Marie Curie Clear diagrams illustrate scientific principles Fact boxes pinpoint key dates Ideal for 8- to 12-year-olds, for home or school use CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM
About the Author: John Farndon has written extensively about science and ideas for both adults and children, and has been shortlisted four times for the prestigious Children's Science Book Prize. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY The greatest innovations in human history John Farndon PUBLICATION: March 2016
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