The Accidental Scientist

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Have you wondered how the greatest discoveries of today actually came about?

In The Accidental Scientist, author Graeme Donald takes you through some of the most crucial breakthroughs the world has ever known. From penicillin to DNA fingerprinting and cellphone to botox, the author explores the role of chance and error in scientific, medical and commercial spheres. Written in a tongue-in-cheek style, this book gives you the fascinating stories behind the science that we are so familiar with today.

This book is a delightful page-turner on the world’s most intriguing technologies.

  • Genre Popular Science
  • Language English
  • Format Paperback
  • Page Count 224 pages
  • Release Date 9-May-2016
  • ISBN 13 978-81-8495-839-3

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About the Author

Graeme Donald

GRAEME DONALD is the author of a number of books about the meaning of words and popular misconceptions, including Loose Cannons and The Man Who Shot Lincoln.