Dip into this illustrated account of key inventions and discoveries, listed year by year, with intriguing facts about each invention and the person (or people) who invented it.
From the prehistoric hunting tools our early ancestors used to the modern-day smartphones that connect the entire planet, this book provides a fascinating tour through the history of humankind’s inventions and discoveries.
Fully revised and updated for 2020, 1,000 Inventions and Discoveries explores recent inventions and discoveries – from the Amazon Echo to the first photograph of a black hole – as well as showcasing revolutionary historical inventions such as the wheel. Whether you’re a budding inventor, a history buff, or both, this amazing guide is packed with the inventions and discoveries in science, technology, transport, medicine, and mathematics that changed the course of human existence.
Roger Bridgman was a curator at the Science Museum in London before becoming a freelance science and technology writer. He was written several bestselling titles, including 1,000 Inventions and Discoveries, Robot, and How Nearly Everything Was Invented. He has written… More about Roger Bridgman
Paperback | $19.99
Published by DK Children Jul 28, 2020| 256 Pages| 8-1/2 x 11| 10-14 years| ISBN 9781465494351