Author(s): Lisa Jane Gillespie
Plunge into the world of science and learn about humankind's ten most important discoveries, including stars, wheels, numbers, light, medicine, sound, atoms, materials, energy and life. See how early scientific observations made by ancient civilizations went on to shape our world today, and learn how technology evolved over time in ten breakthrough moments for each of the ten key discoveries. From the invention of the wheel, which was adapted over thousands of years to power the powerful modern engines of the modern age, learn how simple steps in science led to giant leaps for mankind.
Irish-born, London-based LISA JANE GILLESPIE studied science for many years before editing all sorts of children's books. She's combined her love and talent to pen Science 100: 10 Key Discoveries x 10 Revolutionary Steps. YUKAI DU is an illustrator and animator from Guangzhou, China. She graduated from Central Saint Martins College in 2014, and now works and lives in London. Her clients include: Adobe, Wired UK, TED-Ed, The Washington Post, The New York Times and The Telegraph.