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  • 1001 Inventions That Changed the World

    By Jack Challoner

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764161360
    • Publisher: Barron's
    • Published: February 2009
    Have you ever wondered who made the first moving staircase that eventually became the escalator? Or mused over when the first pair of scissors was used? From the development of the abacus to the creation of the zipper, '1001 Inventions That Changed the World' presents a fascinating and comprehensive review of the scientific and technological breakthroughs that have had an impact on the human experience. Covering events that start with the invention of stone tools more than 2 million years ago and progress to the Large Hadron Collider in 2008, this wide-ranging book explores the stories behind each innovation, tracing its development from concept to completion.

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