Great Inventions of our Time
By David Ellyard
(New Holland Publishing Australia Pty Ltd, Hardcover, 9781741104899, 304pp.)
Publication Date: October 2009
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Great Inventions of Our Time examines the development and impact of hundreds of the most important inventions to emerge over the past 500 years. From a better way to sow seeds and harvest crops to new methods of looking inside the human body—almost every aspect of modern life is the result of someone's inventive moment.
David Ellyard is one of the world's best known and most prolific science and technology communicators. His wide–ranging knowledge and infectious enthusiasm makes complex topics easily accessible to people with little or no background in science and technology.