|Dimensions||7.5 x 9.5|
|Series||Unlocking the Secrets of Science|
|Subject||Biography & Autobiography , Science & Technology, Juvenile Nonfiction|
Godfrey Hounsfield and the Invention of CAT Scans
Written especially for young adult readers, this series helps place each significant invention, discovery, or development in historical perspective while exploring the life of the person responsible for each breakthrough. Readers will travel back in time to learn about each important scientific, medical, or technological discovery. No science fiction story even approximates the mystery and suspense contained in these true science biographies.The man who realized that x rays could be manipulated by computers and invented the amazingly accurate diagnostic device known as the computerized axial tomography or CAT scanner.