Unlocking the Secrets of Science

Unlocking the Secrets of Science is written especially for young adult readers. This series profile the achievers of the twentieth century in science, medicine, and technology, many of whom have never been featured in stories for middle grades. It helps place each significant invention, discovery, or development in historical perspective while exploring the life of the person responsible for each breakthrough.

School Library Journal, February 2003

On Luis Alvarez and the Development of the Bubble Chamber and Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity

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Interest Level: Grades 4-10 • Reading Level: Grades 5-6 • 48-56 pages • 7 1/2" X 9 1/2" • Full-color laminated covers • Side-sewn, reinforced library binding • Black & White photos throughout • Chronology • Timeline • Glossary • Further reading • Web addresses • Index

Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity

ISBN: 9781584151371


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Alexander Fleming and the Story of Penicillin

ISBN: 9781584151067


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Barbara McClintock: Pioneering Geneticist

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ISBN: 9781584151111


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Charles Richter and the Story of the Richter Scale

ISBN: 9781584151753


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Chester Carlson and the Development of Xerography

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ISBN: 9781584151173


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Edward Roberts and the Story of the Personal Computer

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ISBN: 9781584151180


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Edward Teller and the Development of the Hydrogen Bomb

ISBN: 9781584151081


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Edwin Hubble and the Theory of the Expanding Universe

ISBN: 9781584151746


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Enrico Fermi and the Nuclear Reactor

ISBN: 9781584151845


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Francis Crick and James Watson: Pioneers in DNA Research

ISBN: 9781584151227


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Frederick Banting and the Discovery of Insulin

ISBN: 9781584150947


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Gerhard Domagk and the Discovery of Sulfa

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ISBN: 9781584151159


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Godfrey Hounsfield and the Invention of CAT Scans

ISBN: 9781584151197


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Henry Ford and the Assembly Line

ISBN: 9781584151739


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Jacques-Yves Cousteau: His Story Under the Sea

ISBN: 9781584151128


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John R. Pierce: Pioneer in Satellite Communications

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ISBN: 9781584152057


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Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine

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ISBN: 9781584150930


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Joseph E. Murray and the Story of the First Human Kidney Transplant

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ISBN: 9781584151364


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Linus Pauling and the Chemical Bond

ISBN: 9781584151234


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Lise Meitner and the Atomic Age

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ISBN: 9781584152064


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Luis Alvarez and the Development of the Bubble Chamber

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ISBN: 9781584151401


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Oswald Avery and the Story of DNA

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ISBN: 9781584151104


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Otto Hahn and the Story of Nuclear Fission

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ISBN: 9781584152040


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Paul Ehrlich and Modern Drug Development

ISBN: 9781584151210


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Philo T. Farnsworth: The Life of Television's Forgotten Inventor

ISBN: 9781584151760


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Raymond Damadian and the Story of the MRI

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ISBN: 9781584151418


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Robert A. Weinberg and the Search for the Cause of Cancer

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ISBN: 9781584150954


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Robert Goddard and the Liquid Rocket Engine

ISBN: 9781584151074


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Robert Jarvik and the First Artificial Heart

ISBN: 9781584151166


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Sally Ride: The Story of the First American Female in Space

ISBN: 9781584151395


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Selman Waksman and the Discovery of Streptomycin

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ISBN: 9781584151388


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Stephen Wozniak and the Story of Apple Computer

ISBN: 9781584151098


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Tim Berners-Lee and the Development of the World Wide Web

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ISBN: 9781584150961


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Wallace Carothers and the Story of DuPont Nylon

ISBN: 9781584150978


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Wilhelm Roentgen and the Discovery of X Rays

ISBN: 9781584151142


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Willem Einthoven and the Story of Electrocardiography

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ISBN: 9781584152033


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Willem Kolff and the Invention of the Dialysis Machine

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ISBN: 9781584151357


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