Subject: Engineering & Science
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ALL ABOUT LIGHT
All About Light – From Lenses to Lasers: covers inventions for communicating, viewing and imaging – from ancient lighthouses lit by flames; through the first lenses for spectacles, microscopes and telescopes, and the development of the camera and movie projector; to X-rays, scanners and ultrasound, and sonar, radar and lasers.
•Explains the origins of all kinds of technology and their workings, then and now.
•Introduces some of the greatest inventors and their historical times.
•Humorous approach with bright, amusing artwork and cartoon characters appearing throughout.
•A mixture of crazy and serious inventions to amuse as well as interest.
Take a Look Inside...
3D printing; 3D scanning; aerial photography; astronomy; CT scanners; Thomas Edison;lasers; light bulbs; magnifiers; photography; radio telescopes; radiography; satellite imaging; spectacles; speed checks; surveys; telescopes; X-rays