Follow in the steps of scientists, engineers and inventors on a journey of challenge and discovery that spans 2,000 years Meet the men and women whose brilliant minds, quest for knowledge, and determination have shaped the way we live Trace the evolution of scientific thought and the most amazing breakthroughs, from the ancient Greeks to the world of the microchip An accessible and exciting illustrated reference book that the whole family will enjoy using Detailed panels highlight major advances, clear diagrams illustrate theories and fact boxes pinpoint key dates - Exploring History Science and Technology John Farndon CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM
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About the Author John Farndon is the author of many books on science and a range of other topics for both children and adults. He specializes in making difficult subjects fun and easy to understand and has twice been shortlisted for the prestigious Rh√¥ne-Poulenc Copus science book prize. Scientific breakthroughs are often the result of years of painstaking research, but likewise a sudden, profound insight can sometimes provide the right solution. Trace the development of discoveries and inventions that have shaped the way we live. Learn how modern technology is built on the foundations of early thought, and how science has evolved through the centuries. Vivid illustrations and photographs bring the great scientific thinkers and their work to life, making this a valuable book for every family reference shelf. Exploring History is a series of books that takes the reader through time, exploring the reality of what it was like to live in the past. Together the series spans the whole of the human era, from prehistoric times to life in the modern world.