From the light bulb and antiseptic surgery to television and the internet, this book details the inventions that changed the world. Meet the masterminds behind these notable inventions and gain unprecedented insight into the minds and lives of those who shaped the way we live today.
This beautifully illustrated volume, published in association with the Science Museum of London, captures the excitement of the most important moments in the history of technology. Pull-out memorabilia includes excerpted copies of notebooks, blueprints, patent applications, and diaries, and timelines explain the development of each invention.
Hardcover deluxe edition in display sleeve. 63 pages plus inserts.