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Accidental Genius free pdf From gunpowder to Viagra, many of the greatest eureka moments in human history were chance discoveries that led to world-changing inventions and ideas. This book takes the reader on a tour of the scientific and technological advancements where leaps of faith, unexpected inspiration and sudden shifts of understanding brought about overnight changes in our perception of the world. Celebrating the accidental Einsteins whose moments of inspiration changed the world, this book covers the work of familiar figures such as Isaac Newton and Louis Pasteur, but also reveals unsung heroes like the inventors of safety glass, Teflon, batteries and the radio.

About Richard Gaughan

Richard Gaughan is a research engineer whose decades of experience in the aerospace industry and US National Laboratories has provided him intimate familiarity with the role of chance observation in technological development. He has written hundreds of articles covering subjects as diverse as the creation of antimatter, quantum teleportation, space telescopes, solid state lighting and advanced medical imaging methods. This is his first book.

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Author : Richard Gaughan
Publisher : Zebra Press
Data Published : 01 October 2011
ISBN : 1770223800
EAN : 9781770223806
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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