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Graeme Donald is the author of a number of books about the meaning of words and popular misconcep... Read More

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Graeme Donald is the author of a number of books about the meaning of words and popular misconceptions, including <i>When the Earth was Flat </i>(Michael O'Mara Books, 2011). He has written for many newspapers and had a column about word origins in the <i>Today</i> newspaper for over ten years.<p><b>Have you ever wondered how the ideas for some things come about? </b><br><br>Surprisingly it is often as much down to chance as a single person's brilliance. <i>The Accidental Scientist</i> explores the role of chance and error in scientific, medical and commercial innovation, outlining exactly how some of the most well-known products, gadgets and useful gizmos came to be. <br><br>Encompassing everything from DNA profiling to fingerprinting and TNT to the telephone, this book explores many of the discoveries that we are all so familiar with today, yet have the most interesting origins because of the story behind them. <br><br>Not all discoveries require brilliance, and as <i>The Accidental Scientist </i>demonstrates, sometimes a special ingredient is needed: luck.</p><b>Not all discoveries require brilliance, and as <i>The Accidental Scientist </i>demonstrates, sometimes a special ingredient is needed: luck.</b><i>The Accidental Scientist</i> explores the role of chance and error in scientific, medical and commercial innovation, outlining exactly how some of the most well-known products, gadgets and useful gizmos came to be.

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Title: TheAccidental Scientist
Author: Graeme Donald
SKU: BK0427648
EAN: 9781782437802
Language: English

About Author

Graeme Donald is the author of a number of books about history, the meaning of words and popular misconceptions, including <i>When the Earth was Flat</i>, <i>The Accidental Scientist</i>, <i>The Long and the Short of It</i> and <i>Learn on the Loo</i>. His writing has also appeared in many newspapers.

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