Now electronics is the basis of the second greatest technological revolution in the history of the planet : microbiology and biotechnology. This is the first book to attempt a synthesis of the electronic epoch in both words and pictures.
Zeppelins were steerable balloons of highly flammable, explosive gas, but the sheer magic of seeing one of these behemoths afloat in the sky cast an irresistible spell over all those who saw them. Through the story of the zeppelin's development, Regis examines the perils of what he calls pathological technologies", inventions whose sizable risks are routinely minimized as a result of their almost mystical allure.
Matthew Cobb interweaves science, biography and anecdote in a book that mixes remarkable insights, theoretical dead-ends and ingenious experiments with the pace of a thriller. He describes cooperation and competition among some of the twentieth century's most outstanding and eccentric minds, moves between biology, physics and chemistry, and shows the part played by computing and cybernetics.
(Clocks and Watches by Kenneth Ullyett, 1971. Published by Hamlyn All-Colour Paperbacks. Paperback, 160 pages. It is in good condition with no tearing, creasing, writing or dog-earing. 4) Chamber clocks.
(It explains everything fromt he simplest household gadget to the most complex industrial process: the theory and practice of modern 20th century) machines and methods from the ball-point pen to the jet engine, from the polaroid camera to radar.
Paperback in German about Progress and the future of the industrialised society by well-known French author Francois de Closets. ftb - Bücher des Wissens 6219; 319 Seiten; Übersetzung von Müller, Ulrich Friedrichmit einem Vorwort von: Taylor, Gordon Rattray;.
Focusing on building actual models with real bricks,The Unofficial LEGO Builder's Guide comes with complete instructions to build several cool models but also encourages you to use your imagination to create your own fantastic creations.