The history of scientific progress is full of surprises. How many people realise, for example, that the term 'electricity' was coined in 1646? Or that Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning conductor? Even a seemingly recent invention such as television turns out to have been patented in 1884. This book covers science and scientists from the earliest recorded days right up to the new millennium, and will become an invaluable reference work as well as a delight to dip into.
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Book Description Book Guild Publishing Ltd, UK, 1999. Cloth. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Bookseller Inventory # 018716
Book Description Book Guild Ltd, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG1857764056