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Greatest Science Stories Never Told 100 Tales of Invention and Discovery to Astonish, Bewilder, and Stupefy

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ISBN-10: 0061626961

ISBN-13: 9780061626968

Edition: 2009

Authors: Rick Beyer

List price: $19.99
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100 tales of invention and discovery to astonish, bewilder, & stupefy Meet the angry undertaker who gave us the push-button phone. Discover how modesty led to the invention of the stethoscope. Find out why Albert Einstein patented a refrigerator. Learn how a train full of trumpeters made science history.Did you know about: The frustrated fashion designer who created the space suit? The gun-toting newspaperman who invented the parking meter? The midnight dreams that led to a Nobel Prize?They're so good, you can't read just one!
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/3/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 7.25" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Rick Beyer is the author of the popular Greatest Stories Never Told book series, and an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose work has been seen on The History Channel, A&E, and National Geographic Channel. He is also an accomplished speaker who inspires and entertains audiences around the country. He lives with his wife in Lexington, Massachusetts.