Inventors and Inventions: Accidents and mistakes, communications-Colt, Samuel

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Marshall Cavendish, 2008 - Inventions - 1600 pages
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From air conditioners to MRI scanners and from bicycles to frozen foods, modern life would be unimaginable without the work of inventors. Unlike other resources on inventions, Inventors and Inventions surprises readers with its wide-ranging exploration of inventors of the past and present, including the creators of Kevlar, Coca Cola, eBay, and the Global Positioning System.
  

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Contents

Borlaug Norman
139
Accidents and Mistakes 15 Braille Louis
157
Brandenberger Jacques
165
Food preservation Breed Allen
171
Railroads
177
Early mechanical computers Budding Edwin Beard
185
Archimedes of Syracuse 33 Reel lawn mower
191
Bardeen John Walter Brattain Burbank Luther
203
Bessemer Henry 107 Photocopier
251
Overview Articles Otis Elisha
258
BernersLee Tim 97 Nylon
259
Biro Laszlo 129 Airconditioning
267
Biro Laszlo 129 Caselli Giovanni
277
Blount Bessie 135 Cloth and Apparel
283
Corporate Invention Hargreaves James
294
Borlaug Norman 139 Colt Samuel
303

Baekeland Leo 49 Burroughs William Seward
211
Bath Patricia 69 Modern calculator
219
Transistor Bushnell Nolan
227
Benz Karl 87 Electronic games
235
Bell Alexander Graham 75 Cloning technology
243

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