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Small Inventions That Made a Big Difference
Small Inventions That Made a Big Difference
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Small Inventions That Made a Big Difference

Helen Pilcher
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Small Inventions That Made a Big Difference

Helen Pilcher
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Pockets, matches, spectacles, postage stamps.

Whether it's the stitches that hold our clothes together or the syringes that deliver life-saving vaccines, small things really do make a big difference. Yet these modest but essential components of everyday life are often overlooked.

Science and comedy writer Helen Pilcher shares the unexpected stories of 50 humble innovations - from the accidental soldering of two bits of metal that created the pacemaker, to the eighteenth-century sea captain whose ingenious invention paved the way for the filming of Star Wars - and celebrates the joy of the small yet mighty.

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Publisher
Welbeck Publishing Group Limited
Year
2021
ISBN
9781802791518
Topic
Technology & Engineering
Subtopic
Civil Engineering

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