Countering the tendency to remember great scientists for a single achievement, this book celebrates the lesser-known inventions of such versatile innovators as James Watt, Alexander Graham Bell and Edmond Halley. Includes detailed illustrations and much more.A family in Berlin had died after being poisoned by toxic gases from a leaking refrigerator. In the 1920s, traditional iceboxes were gradually replaced by mechanical refrigerators. The refrigerants used at the time a methyl chloride, ammonia, anbsp;...
|Title||:||How James Watt Invented the Copier|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-12-14|