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Discoveries by Ordinary People that Changed the World

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A fresh look at science, history and technology - 25 stories of some of the great discoveries of our time including: Two brothers, who own a bicycle shop in Ohio, build a bicycle that can fly. An American student discovers the secret of DNA. In an Italian university, a junior professor predicts the distance objects fall in space. Patterns of dots that enable blind people to read are discovered by a fifteen year old boy. An uneducated janitor in London discovers simple patterns of electricity. Penicillin is discovered when wind blows in some dirt from an open window. Einstein's narration introduces the insight in each story.

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Discoveries by Ordinary People that Changed the World
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  • $9.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: History
  • Published: Apr 30, 2011
  • Publisher: Sky Oaks
  • Seller: Ingram DV LLC
  • Print Length: 542 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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