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Inventing millions : 25 inventions that changed the world (and made millions for their inventors)

Author: Simon Torok; Paul Holper; Danny Snell
Publisher: Sydney, NSW : ABC Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Great things can be achieved by each of us if we think, persevere and follow our dreams. Innovation, discovery, science and technology have transformed millions of people's lives for the better. Join CSIRO's Simon Torok and Paul Holper and discover the amazing stories behind some of those little (and big) things we just can't imagine not having in our modern lives - from the revolution of the mobile phone to the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Torok; Paul Holper; Danny Snell
ISBN: 0733317146 9780733317149
OCLC Number: 156737536
Description: xiii, 207 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Simon Torok & Paul Holper ; illustrations by Danny Snell.

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Great things can be achieved by each of us if we think, persevere and follow our dreams. Innovation, discovery, science and technology have transformed millions of people's lives for the better. Join CSIRO's Simon Torok and Paul Holper and discover the amazing stories behind some of those little (and big) things we just can't imagine not having in our modern lives - from the revolution of the mobile phone to the limitless possibilities of nanotechnology. Be inspired by the authors of Inventing Millions and the perspicacity of the amazing inventors whose ideas, accidents and even failures have changed the world we live in. Their stories are sure to inspire you to invent your own gadget, thingamajig or doodad - that might also make you a million, or two!

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