Alexander Graham Bell: dead. Madame Curie: dead. Galileo Galilei: dead. In this fun and fact-filled book, Beakman explains the accomplishments of 14 notable scientists from history. Along with a timeline of each life -- including significant personal and professional dates -- the book tells readers how each inventor made his or her discovery. The easy-to-read narrative also explains why the invention is important in an engaging style.

Beakman's Book of Dead Guys and Gals of Science 1994, Andrews McMeel Publishing, Kansas City

ISBN-13: 9780836270143

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