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The Resource Eureka! : great inventions and how they happened, Richard Platt

Eureka! : great inventions and how they happened, Richard Platt

Label
Eureka! : great inventions and how they happened
Title
Eureka!
Title remainder
great inventions and how they happened
Statement of responsibility
Richard Platt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eureka! looks at the instances in which some of the world"s greatest inventions were conceived and explains how creative genius has enabled some individuals to look right through a problem and come up with a solution that has eluded rivals. From the excitement of Newton"s historic discovery of the laws of gravity to the more recent creation of Teflon, this fascinating book illuminates an amazing variety of inventions, as well as the moments of inspiration (and sometimes perspiration) behind them
Summary
Looks at great inventions that shaped the future, including frozen food, elevators, and television
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215882
Cataloging source
DLC
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Platt, Richard
Dewey number
609
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T15
LC item number
.P623 2003
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1050
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 4
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Inventions
  • Inventors
  • Inventions
  • Inventors
Target audience
juvenile
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great inventions and how they happened
Label
Eureka! : great inventions and how they happened, Richard Platt
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Everyday life and health -- Pendulum -- Theory of gravity -- Cotton gin -- Vaccination -- Ready-made buildings -- Cereal -- Vacuum cleaner -- Frozen food -- Antibiotics -- Nylon -- Teflon -- Microwave oven -- DNA fingerprinting -- Sequencing the cancer gene -- Getting around -- Hot-air balloon -- Safety elevator -- Stump-jump plow -- Powered flight -- Hovercraft -- Lenses and light -- Telescope -- Photography -- Polaroid -- Electricity -- Lightning conductor -- Electrical battery -- Telephone -- Lightbulb -- Telephone exchange -- Radio -- Television -- 5: Patience and planning -- "Real" McCoy -- Sound recording -- The safety bicycle -- Video games -- Walkman -- Internet
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
95 p.
Isbn
9780753455807
Lccn
2002034029
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780753455807
  • (OCoLC)50554134
Label
Eureka! : great inventions and how they happened, Richard Platt
Publication
Contents
Everyday life and health -- Pendulum -- Theory of gravity -- Cotton gin -- Vaccination -- Ready-made buildings -- Cereal -- Vacuum cleaner -- Frozen food -- Antibiotics -- Nylon -- Teflon -- Microwave oven -- DNA fingerprinting -- Sequencing the cancer gene -- Getting around -- Hot-air balloon -- Safety elevator -- Stump-jump plow -- Powered flight -- Hovercraft -- Lenses and light -- Telescope -- Photography -- Polaroid -- Electricity -- Lightning conductor -- Electrical battery -- Telephone -- Lightbulb -- Telephone exchange -- Radio -- Television -- 5: Patience and planning -- "Real" McCoy -- Sound recording -- The safety bicycle -- Video games -- Walkman -- Internet
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
95 p.
Isbn
9780753455807
Lccn
2002034029
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780753455807
  • (OCoLC)50554134

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