Science: Sorted! Robots, Chips and Techno Stuff [NOOK Book]

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Technology: Sorted!

What's inside a laptop? How can you stuff 1,000 CDs into an mp3 player? Who built the Internet? How smart is the world's smartest robot? How do smartphones and TV remote controls work? The answers to these and other brilliant questions about technology can be found in this funny and fascinating book. Packed to capacity with megabytes of marvellous information, this book explores everything from the first simple engines to ...

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Science: Sorted! Robots, Chips and Techno Stuff

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Overview

Technology: Sorted!

What's inside a laptop? How can you stuff 1,000 CDs into an mp3 player? Who built the Internet? How smart is the world's smartest robot? How do smartphones and TV remote controls work? The answers to these and other brilliant questions about technology can be found in this funny and fascinating book. Packed to capacity with megabytes of marvellous information, this book explores everything from the first simple engines to the latest gadgets, computers and networks.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781447208556
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • Publication date: 8/5/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,153,195
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Glenn Murphy received his masters in science communication from London's Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. He wrote his first popular science book, WHY IS SNOT GREEN?, while managing the Explainer team at the Science Museum in London. In 2007 he moved to the United States. He now lives and works in Raleigh, North Carolina, with his wife, Heather, and two unusually large and ill-tempered cats.

and just in case you need anything else:

Favourite science fact: the eye of a Collossal Squid measures 27cm (almost a foot) across. It has the largest eyes of any animal in the world.

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