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Computers & Technology

Released: 2012-11-13

Mad Science: Einstein's Fridge, Dewar's Flask, Mach's Speed, and 362 Other Inventions and Discoveries that Made Our World


three hundred and sixty five days of inventions, discoveries, science, and expertise, from the editors of Wired Journal.

On January 30, Rubik utilized for a patent on his cube (1975). On day after today, 17 years previous, the first U.S. Satellite tv for pc handed through the Van Allen radiation belt. On March 17, the airplane “black box” made its maiden voyage (1953). And what about these days? Daily of the 12 months has a rich scientific and technological heritage just waiting to be uncovered, and Wired's high-flight science-minutiae book MAD SCIENCE collects them chronologically, from New Year's Day to year's finish, exhibiting simply how entertaining, excellent, peculiar, and relevant science may also be.

In 2010, Wired's fashionable “This Day in Tech” blog peaked with more than seven-hundred,000 web page views each month, and one story in 2008 drew more than one million unique viewers. This guide will accumulate probably the most intriguing anecdotes from the blog's run-one for on a daily basis of the year-and submit them in a bundle so that it will in an instant enchantment to hardcore techies and curious laypeople alike.

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Publisher: Little, Brown and .. Binding: Hardcover Language: English Pages: 400


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