From ground-breaking discoveries to disastrous dead-ends, science isn't always, well . . . scientific. Without some catastrophic mess-ups, the world might never know modern marvels, miraculous medicines, magnificent machines and much more. This dynamically illustrated book brings to life the rebel scientists who stuck out their necks to achieve our greatest leaps forward, and uncovers the shocking truth about the biggest blunders - and most unexpected successes - ever to happen in the lab.
DAN GREEN studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University. He has written and edited many popular science titles and humorous books, worked as a travel writer, as well as developing and editing the successful Horrible Science magazine collection. He is the "voice" of Basher's bestselling science-made-easy books, and to date has written nine titles in the se...More about Dan Green