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Imagining the Future: Invisibility, Immortality and 40 Other Incredible Ideas

Imagining the Future: Invisibility, Immortality and 40 Other Incredible Ideas

A fun look at inventions children would love but have not been invented yet.

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ISBN 9781486302727
Published 1 June 2016 by CSIRO Publishing
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Holper, Paul
By Torok, Simon
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ISBN-13 9781486302727
ISBN-10 1486302726
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher CSIRO Publishing
Imprint CSIRO Publishing
Publication Date 1 June 2016
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Holper, Paul
By Torok, Simon
Category Science
Technology & Applied Sciences
Australian
Number of Pages 144
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 10mm
Weight 350g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Inventions, Technology
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Children/juvenile;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 609
Catalogue Code 683165

Description of this Book

Flying through time and flying in cars. Living underwater and living forever. Robot servants. 3D-printed food. Wouldn't it be amazing if science fiction became science fact? We're living in a rapidly changing world. Hardly a week passes without an exciting technological breakthrough. That's the power of human innovation - it never stops happening. Inventors keep inventing. Get prepared for the fantastic future with this guide to the unbelievable and incredible inventions just over the horizon. Invisibility, instant transportation, holograms and lots of gadgets were once the dreams of science fiction ...now they might become science fact! Imagining the future is the first step in arriving there. If you can dream it, perhaps one day you can invent it. Strap yourself in and get ready for the future!

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Author's Bio

Simon Torok has worked in communication for more than 20 years, including as Communication Manager for CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, as a climate change communicator at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research in England, and as editor of two science magazines for young people. Simon has a Graduate Diploma in Science Communication from the Australian National University, and completed a PhD in climate change science at the University of Melbourne. Paul Holper worked for CSIRO in the environmental research field for over 25 years, in senior communication and research management roles. He managed the Australian Climate Change Science Program, was convenor of the high-profile Australian climate change science Greenhouse conference series, and was Communication Manager for Atmospheric Research. Paul has an Honors degree in chemistry and qualifications in science communication and education.

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