Author(s): John Farndon
"Exploring history" is a series of books that takes the reader through time, exploring the reality of what it was like to live in the past. Together the series spans the whole of the human era, from prehistoric times to life in the modern world. Follow in the steps of scientists, engineers and inventors on a journey of challenge and discovery that spans 2000 years. Meet the men and women whose brilliant minds, quest for knowledge, and determination have shaped the way we live. "Science and Technology" traces the evolution of scientific thought and the most amazing breakthroughs, from the ancient Greeks to the world of the microchip.