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Here you will find fiction and non-fiction books on various subjects along with a blog exploring many fascinating stories from the sciences to the arts.
Blog – Feeding the Curious Mind
Marconi is probably best remembered for the company he set up under his name. And because of the high profile of this company, many people believe he invented the radio. But in fact, he worked on it with Karl Ferdinand Braun and they together received the 1909 Nobel Prize for Physics. Marconi was bornContinue reading “Marconi – Radio Head”
Most people could not envisage their life without a television being somewhere in there. Today there are many ways to download programmes but it was Baird who was to demonstrate the first working model. He was born in Helensburgh in Scotland on the 14th August 1888 and after being educated in local schools, enteredContinue reading “John Logie Baird – A Television First”
Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle was a writer of many books but he will always be remembered for the creation of one of the best-known characters in fiction, the famous detective, Sherlock Holmes. Conan-Doyle was born in Edinburgh on the 22nd May 1859, the second of ten children. He entered Edinburgh Medical School and graduated someContinue reading “Detectives, Dinosaurs & Fairies – the Life of Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle”
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