The Greatest Science Stories Never Told: 100 tales of invention and discovery to astonish, bewilder, and stupefy (Hardcover)

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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!

About the Author


Rick Beyer is the author of the popular Greatest Stories Never Told book series, and an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose work has been seen on The History Channel, A&E, and National Geographic Channel. He is also an accomplished speaker who inspires and entertains audiences around the country. He lives with his wife in Lexington, Massachusetts.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0061626961
ISBN-13: 9780061626968
Published: Harper, 11/01/2009
Pages: 224
Language: English