"True stories about scientists show that the path to innovation is rarely straight-forward."
"Here we learn who and how Band-Aids were first made, ditto ear muffs. Goodyear filled a notebook full of ideas for things to do with rubber. Except make tires. And so on through 100 wonderful stories." --AMT Events
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From the Back Cover
100 tales of invention and discovery to astonish, bewilder, & stupefy
- Meet the angry undertaker who gave us the push-button phone.
- Discover how modesty led to the invention of the stethoscope.
- Find out why Albert Einstein patented a refrigerator.
- Learn how a train full of trumpeters made science history.
Did you know about:
- The frustrated fashion designer who created the space suit?
- The gun-toting newspaperman who invented the parking meter?
- The midnight dreams that led to a Nobel Prize?
They're so good, you can't read just one!