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They All Laughed...: From Light Bulbs to Lasers: The Fascinating Stories Behind the Great Inventions

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An enlightening, fun look at scientific discoveries and the often wacky andac cidental ways in which they have led to some of the most important inventions. "An entertaining and informative tour of the laboratoris, institutes, and beauty salons of science".--New York Times Book Review.

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An enlightening and fun look at scientific discoveries and the often wacky and accidental ways in which they have led to some of the most important inventions--by award-winning journalist Ira Flatow.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-229) and index.

About the Author

Ira Flatow, former NPR® and regular science correspondent, and award-winning radio and TV journalist, is the host and executive producer of Talk of the Nation: Science Friday®. His popular books include Rainbows, Curve Balls, and They All Laughed. He lives in Connecticut.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060924157
Author:
Flatow, Ira
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
Flatow
Author:
by Ira Flatow
Author:
IRA
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Technology
Subject:
Inventions
Subject:
Inventions -- History.
Subject:
General science
Subject:
History of Science-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
256
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
no. 125-1907
Publication Date:
19930631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.02x5.27x.69 in. .46 lbs.

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