incredible inventions

ALL ABOUT LIGHT

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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.

978-1-910684-89-4

Paperback

32 pp

£7.99

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Key points

• 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.

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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