Accidental Discoveries- a man inhales laughing gas...and feels no pain in his leg- a blast of water in a bathroom leads to a billion dollar invention- a scientist dreams the answer to the question that had him stumped- a spill creates an explosive even more powerful than dynamiteSome discoveries come about by logic and reasoning. Others happen because of blunders, fumbles and freaky circumstances - in short, by accident. Over 80 stories about the stumbles, goofs, and strange twists that have resulted in amazing breakthroughs from laughing gas to dynamite....
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About the Author
Larry Verstraete is the award-winning author of many books including S is for Scientists: A Discovery Alphabet, At the Edge: Daring Acts in Desperate Times, Surviving the Hindenburg, and Whose Bright Idea Was It?, A literacy advocate and travel enthusiast, he lives in Winnipeg, Canada. For more about Larry and his books, or for supplementary resource materials, visit www.larryverstraete.com....