Accidental Discoveries: From Laughing Gas to Dynamite

July 26, 2016|
Accidental Discoveries: From Laughing Gas to Dynamite by Larry Verstraete
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Accidental Discoveries

- a man inhales laughing gas...and feels no pain in his leg
- a blast of water in a bathroom leads to a billion dollar invention
- a scientist dreams the answer to the question that had him stumped
- a spill creates an explosive even more powerful than dynamite

Some discoveries come about by logic and reasoning. Others happen because of blunders, fumbles and freaky circumstances - in short, by accident. Over 80 stories about the stumbles, goofs, and strange twists that have resulted in amazing breakthroughs from laughing gas to dynamite....
Larry Verstraete is the award-winning author of many books including S is for Scientists: A Discovery Alphabet, At the Edge: Daring Acts in Desperate Times, Surviving the Hindenburg, and Whose Bright Idea Was It?, A literacy advocate and travel enthusiast, he lives in Winnipeg, Canada. For more about Larry and his books, or for supplem...
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Title:Accidental Discoveries: From Laughing Gas to Dynamite
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:168 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.36 in
Shipping dimensions:168 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.36 in
Published:July 26, 2016
Publisher:FriesenPress
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781460277218

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