Famous Scientists and Inventors

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Learning from the lives of key thinkers
By John Davis

Which Victorian engineer and inventor started designing bridges while recovering from an accident? Who grew over 30,000 versions of the same plant, so that he could study their characteristics?

Each of the ten chapters of this book focuses on a key scientist or inventor who has influenced the way we see the world today. The discoveries and inventions are given a historical context, and theories are clearly explained.


Format: Paperback
210 x 297 mm
121 pages