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Meet Marty Cooper, Inventor of the Cell Phone
Meet Marty Cooper, Inventor of the Cell Phone

“If you try to build a device that does all things for all people, it won’t do any of them very well.”

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Ah-Ah-Ah-Ah-Ah: An Uncommon Portrait of Alan Turing, Godfather of Modern Computing
Ah-Ah-Ah-Ah-Ah: An Uncommon Portrait of Alan Turing, Godfather of Modern Computing

“He might ask you … whether you think a computer could ever enjoy strawberries and cream or could make you fall in love with it.”

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Alexander Graham Bell on Success, Innovation, and Creativity
Alexander Graham Bell on Success, Innovation, and Creativity

“It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider … who is bound to succeed in the greatest degree.”

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The First Book of Space Travel: How a Female Author & Illustrator Got Kids Into Science in 1953
The First Book of Space Travel: How a Female Author & Illustrator Got Kids Into Science in 1953

“If I were a fairy godmother, my gift to every child would be curiosity.”

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The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Behind the Bomb
The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Behind the Bomb

From janitor to chemist, the women of Oak Ridge worked hard and talked little.

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The Speech Chain: A Vintage Illustrated Guide to the Science of Language
The Speech Chain: A Vintage Illustrated Guide to the Science of Language

A mid-century primer on how verbal messages progress from the mind of the speaker to the mind of the listener.

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