With a little luck : surprising stories of amazing discoveries /

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by Fradin, Dennis B.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Published by : Dutton Children's Books, (New York :) Physical details: 183 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Subject(s): Discoveries in science. Year : 2006 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Cardigan Consolidated School 509 FRA Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. [178]-181)

Isaac Newton: the fall of an apple -- Mary Anning: the princess of paleontology -- Charles Goodyear: the rubber man -- Anesthesia: the greatest discovery ever made -- Ignaz Semmelweis: doctors wash your hands! -- Maria Sanz de Sautuola: the bulls on the ceiling -- Alexander Fleming: discoverer of penicillin -- Clyde Tombaugh: the search for Planet X -- Lise Meitner: the discovery of nuclear fission -- Muhammad Ahmed el-Hamed: the Dead Sea Scrolls -- Jocelyn Bell: the discovery of pulsars.