Inventing Modern America. From the Microwave to the Mouse (Relié)

David-E Brown

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  • The MIT Press

  • Paru le : 19/12/2001
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Inventing Modern America profiles thirty-five inventors who exemplify the rich technological creativity of the United States over the past century. The range of their contributions is broad. They have helped transform our homes, our healthcare, our work, our environment, and the way we travel and communicate. The inventors profiled include such well-known figures as George Washington Carver, Henry Ford, and Steve Wozniak, as well as unsung technological pioneers such as Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of Kevlar, and Wilson Greatbatch, inventor of the first implantable cardiac pacemaker. Inventing Modern America is designed to create excitement about invention through the personal stories of these American scientists, technologists, and researchers. It is accessible enough to engage high school students yet wide-ranging and interesting enough to appeal to anyone who has ever wondered where microwave ovens and traffic lights came from. The book's Web site is at The book was developed by the Lemelson-MIT Program for Invention and Innovation, whose mission is to inspire a new generation of American scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs.
    • Medicine and healthcare
    • Consumer Products
    • Transportation
    • Energy and environment
    • Computing and telecommunications.
  • Date de parution : 19/12/2001
  • Editeur : The MIT Press
  • ISBN : 0-262-02508-6
  • EAN : 9780262025089
  • Présentation : Relié
  • Nb. de pages : 209 pages
  • Poids : 1.21 Kg
  • Dimensions : 23,6 cm × 28,3 cm × 2,0 cm
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