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The Way Things Work Now : From Levers to Lasers, Windmills to Wi-Fi, A Visual Guide to the World of Machines

$35.00 Hardcover

Written By:

David Macaulay; Neil Ardley

Published By:

Harcourt Childrens Books, 10/04/2016

Product Details:

400 pages : 11.25 H x 1.00 D x 8.75 W inches 3.98 lbs.

Explainer-in-Chief David Macaulay updates this worldwide bestseller to capture the latest developments in the technology that most impacts our lives. Famously packed with information on the inner workings of everything from windmills to Wi-Fi, this extraordinary and humorous book both guides readers through the fundamental principles of machines, and shows how the developments of the past are building the world of tomorrow. This sweepingly revised edition embraces all of the latest developments, from touchscreens to 3D printer. Each scientific principle is brilliantly explained--with the help of a charming, if rather slow-witted, woolly mammoth. An illustrated survey of significant inventions closes the book, along with a glossary of technical terms, and an index.
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