Farmer Buckley's Exploding Trousers
And Other Odd Events on the Way to Scientific DiscoveryBook - 2011
Meticulously researched by the internationally acclaimed New Scientist magazine, these stories of haphazard discovery, delusion, and greed include the doctor who thought he could cure madness with a quick spin in a centrifuge, the engineer who came up with a radio that ran on gas, and the two young men who dug a giant hole and discovered the center of the galaxy.
Publisher: London, Great Britain : Profile Books, 2011
Branch Call Number: 509 FARMER
Characteristics: x, 214 pages ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: New Scientist (1971)