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Bleeps and Blips to Rocket Ships Great Inventions in Communications

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ISBN-10: 0887764525

ISBN-13: 9780887764523

Edition: 2001

Authors: Alannah Hegedus, Bill Slavin, Kaitlin Rainey

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Our fast-paced world of fax machines, digital cameras, and cell phones is possible because of the work of inventors who paved the way for modern communications. Meet: Reginald Fessenden, who thought of a continuous wireless signal when he noted the ripples resulting from a rock he tossed in a lake; Alexander Graham Bell, who made his famous call – "Mr. Watson, come here! I want you!" – because he had spilled acid onto his trousers; William Stephenson, inventor of the wirephoto, who was a spy during the Second World War. From newsprint to fiber optics, discover ten great inventions in this fascinating book, and a great resource for science projects and science fairs: • Make your own…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Tundra Books
Publication date: 3/14/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 88
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English