The Invention That Changed the World: How a Small Group of Radar Pioneers Won the Second World War and Launched a Technological Revolution

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Touchstone, Mar 23, 1998 - Science - 576 pages
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A real-life technological thriller recalls a group of scientists whose invention of radar during World War II changed the course of the war and chronicles the post-war accomplishments of the scientists, many Nobel Prize winners, who applied their knowledge to peacetime fields. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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I found [The Invention That Changed the World] very interesting. It provided me the chronological order of the development of RADAR as viewed through the eyes of the MIT Radiation Lab in World War II ... Read full review

THE INVENTION THAT CHANGED THE WORLD: How a Small Group of Radar Pioneers Won the Second World War and Launched a Technological Revolution

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In a narrative that often reads as compellingly as the best spy fiction, freelance science writer Buderi tells the story of how British and American scientists developed microwave radar, a device that ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Robert Buderi, a Fellow in MIT's Center for International Studies, is the author of two acclaimed books, Engines of Tomorrow, about corporate innovation, and The Invention That Changed the World, about a secret lab at MIT in World War II. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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