Brilliant Ideas By Wonderful Women
4 Mar. 2019
Quarto Group UK
Car heaters... Monopoly...Disposable diapers...The dishwasher...Kevlar...Maritime flares... Anti-reflective glass...Wifi...Syringes...Submarine periscopes...Diagnostic tests...Lifeboats... Windshield wipers...Ebooks... What do each of these revolutionary inventions have in common? They were all pioneered by women! Discover the story behind some of the 20th century's key inventions in this fun and informative treasury of trailblazing women, who each made a unique contribution to the history of science and technology. From lifeboat-inventor, Maria Beasley, to the grandmother of the ebook, Angela Ruiz Robles, each of the brilliant women in this book achieved their goal of leaving the world a better place than they found it. An inspiring anthology for the next generation of super scientists.