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Author: Clive Gifford

ISBN: 9780500292273
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 1 April 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 19.5 x 0.8
This exciting, educational children's book details the real-life stories of scientists throughout history who made discoveries that changed the way we think about the world. Read about Galileo and Marie Curie, who both - in very different circumstances - risked peril during their research, or about Alexander Fleming, who discovered the power of penicillin by accident. Packed with fascinating details of experiments and equipment, blunders and lucky escapes, Eureka! will appeal to children around the age of 9 and over with an interest in history, science and adventure.

About the Author

Dr Mike Goldsmith was Head of Acoustics at the National Physical Laboratory from 1987 to 2007, where he researched noise, speech, language, sound and artificially intelligent machinery. He is the author of many children's science books, including Legendary Journeys: Space, Snot Collectors, Spider Ladders and Other Bonkers Inventions, Train your Brain to Be a Maths Genius and Discord: the story of noise.

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