Genius; Great Inventors & their Creations (Hardback)Jack Challoner (author)
Hardback 64 Pages / Published: 15/08/2013
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Published in association with the Science Museum, London, Genius: Great Inventors and Their Creations, gives readers an unprecedented insight into the minds and lives of some of the great men and women who have helped shape the modern world. The book transports the reader back in time to share the excitement and inspiration of some of the most important moments in the history of technology. Beautifully illustrated throughout, the book contains 10 rare and removable facsimile documents, including pages from Faraday's Laboratory Notebook, describing the world's first elecrtic motor; Tesla's drawing and notes for improvements to his alternating current induction motor; a letter from Wilbur Wright to Octave Chanute describing the Wright Brothers' first flight and the first page of Berners-Lee's proposal for the World Wide Web.
Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd
Number of pages: 64
Dimensions: 293 x 228 mm
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