Eureka

Eureka!

The Most Amazing Scientific Discoveries of All Time

  1. Dr Mike Goldsmith
  • ISBN 9780500650257
  • 26.00 x 19.50 cm
  • PLC (no jacket)
  • 96pp
  • Illustrated in colour throughout
  • First published 2014
‘Vivid … an exciting children’s book’ – Aquila Magazine
‘Exciting and educational’ – Parent Talk





AIM To stretch the possibilities of science …
METHOD Experiments … Often dangerous!
RESULT Discoveries that shook the world

Read the real-life stories behind
THE MOST AMAZING SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES OF ALL TIME

Eureka

    includes:
Nicolaus Copernicus
Puts the Sun at the centre of the solar system.
Richard Owen
Hunts for extinct dinosaurs.
Louis Pasteur
Creates a vaccine to fight rabies.
Marie Curie
Pioneers the use of radioactivity.
Albert Einstein
Solves the riddle of time and space.
Georges Lemaître
Explains the origins of the universe.
Francis Crick and James Watson
Decode the secret of life: DNA.

AND MANY MORE TALES OF GENIUS ...
with EXPERIMENTS!

PLUS: HOW TO
• make a rainbow
• travel in time
• spot a rabid dog

This exciting children’s book details the real-life stories of scientists throughout history who made discoveries that changed the way we think about the world. Read about Galileo and Marie Curie, who both – in very different circumstances – risked peril during their research, or about Alexander Fleming, who discovered the power of penicillin by accident.
    Packed with fascinating details of experiments and equipment, blunders and lucky escapes, Eureka! will appeal to children around the age of nine and over with an interest in history, science and adventure.