Great accidents in science that changed the world

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Arco, 1967 - Science - 80 pages
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Accounts of the discoveries of nine scientists whose attention to trivial or accidental things led to great advances: Archimedes, Oersted, Morse, Bell, Reaumur, Eastman, the Wright brothers, and Fleming.

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Contents

THE BATH THAT LAUNCHED A MILLION SHIPS
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THE COMPASS NEEDLE THAT POINTED EAST
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FIVE WORDS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD
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