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The Evolution of Useful Things
The Evolution of Useful Things
Written by Henry Petroski
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ISBN: 9780307773050
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The Evolution of Useful Things
How Everyday Artifacts-From Forks and Pins to Paper Clips and Zippers-Came to be as They are.
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $11.99

   How did the table fork acquire a fourth tine?  What advantage does the Phillips-head screw have over its single-grooved predecessor? Why does the paper clip look the way it does? What makes Scotch tape Scotch?

   In this delightful book Henry, Petroski takes a microscopic look at artifacts that most of us count...

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The Art of Invention
The Art of Invention
Written by Steven J. Paley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616142230
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The Art of Invention
The Creative Process of Discovery and Design
Written by Steven J. Paley


Format: Trade Paperback, 236 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2010
Price: $20.00

In this entertaining and insightful exploration of the process of invention, an experienced inventor vividly illustrates how great inventions embody three crucial characteristics--simplicity, elegance, and robustness. 

Whether you’re an aspiring inventor or an experienced designer, the author's expertise, personal examples, and case studies offer detailed guidance on conceptualizing your ideas and turning... Read more >
The Prism and the Pendulum
The Prism and the Pendulum
Written by Robert Crease
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ISBN: 9780307432537
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The Prism and the Pendulum
The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments in Science
Written by Robert Crease


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Is science beautiful? Yes, argues acclaimed philosopher and historian of science Robert P. Crease in this engaging exploration of history’s most beautiful experiments. The result is an engrossing journey through nearly 2,500 years of scientific innovation. Along the way, we encounter glimpses into the personalities and creative thinking of some of... Read more >
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The Prism and the Pendulum
The Prism and the Pendulum
Written by Robert Crease
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812970623
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The Prism and the Pendulum
The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments in Science
Written by Robert Crease


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2004
Price: $16.00

Is science beautiful? Yes, argues acclaimed philosopher and historian of science Robert P. Crease in this engaging exploration of history’s most beautiful experiments. The result is an engrossing journey through nearly 2,500 years of scientific innovation. Along the way, we encounter glimpses into the personalities and creative thinking of some of... Read more >
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