Bleeps and Blips and Rocket Ships : Great Inventions in Communiations

Bleeps and Blips and Rocket Ships : Great Inventions in Communiations

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Our fast-paced world of fax machines, digital cameras, and cell phones is possible because of the work of inventors who paved the way for modern communications.

Meet:

Reginald Fessenden , who thought of a continuous wireless signal when he noted the ripples resulting from a rock he tossed in a lake;

Alexander Graham Bell , who made his famous call -- "Mr. Watson, come here! I want you!" -- because he had spilled acid onto his trousers;

William Stephenson , inventor of the wirephoto, who was a spy during the Second World War.

From newsprint to fiber optics, discover ten great inventions in this fascinating book, and a great resource for science projects and science fairs:

• Make your own paper

• Create your own halftone image

• Make your own pinhole camera

• Make a telegraph

• Use Morse code

• Make a light fountain
Publisher: Toronto, ON : Tundra Books, 2001
ISBN: 9780887764523
0887764525
Branch Call Number: JNF 609.71 HEG
Characteristics: 88 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: Rainey, Kaitlin

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