The greatest science stories never told :100 tales of invention and discovery to astonish, bewilder, & stupefy /by Rick Beyer.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-256337

Description

viii, 214 p. : ill., maps ; 19 cm., A collection of historic tales, focusing on science and invention, includes an account of the first car, built in George Washington's day, and the frustrated fashion designer who gave us the space suit.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Science
Inventors

Originator

Beyer, Rick, 1956-
History Channel (Television network)

Publication

[New York] : Harper

Description

viii, 214 p. : ill., maps ; 19 cm.
A collection of historic tales, focusing on science and invention, includes an account of the first car, built in George Washington's day, and the frustrated fashion designer who gave us the space suit.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 202-[209]).
Complimentary copy, 2009. Historic New England image on page 53. (Charles Goodyear daguerreotype)

ISBN

9780061626968
0061626961

Call Number

Stacks Q173.B593 2009

Material Type

Miscellanea.

Edition

1st ed.

Variant Title

History presents--