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With a little luck : surprising stories of amazing discoveries

Author: Dennis B Fradin
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Discusses eleven scientific discoveries found as a result of chance events and unexpected laboratory results, from Newton's discovery of gravity after observing an apple fall to Alexander Fleming's discovery of penicillin when mold landed on a bacteria culture.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis B Fradin
ISBN: 0525471960 9780525471967
OCLC Number: 57965650
Target Audience: Middle School; 1130
Description: 183 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Isaac Newton: the fall of an apple --
Mary Anning: the princess of paleontology --
Charles Goodyear: the rubber man --
Anesthesia: the greatest discovery ever made --
Ignaz Semmelweis: doctors wash your hands! --
Maria Sanz de Sautuola: the bulls on the ceiling --
Alexander Fleming: discoverer of penicillin --
Clyde Tombaugh: the search for Planet X --
Lise Meitner: the discovery of nuclear fission --
Muhammad Ahmed el-Hamed: the Dead Sea Scrolls --
Jocelyn Bell: the discovery of pulsars.
Responsibility: Dennis Brindell Fradin.
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Discusses eleven scientific discoveries found as a result of chance events and unexpected laboratory results, from Newton's discovery of gravity after observing an apple fall to Alexander Fleming's discovery of penicillin when mold landed on a bacteria culture.

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