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The Science Museum: A Brief History of Stuff : The Extraordinary Stories of Ordinary Objects - DK

The Science Museum: A Brief History of Stuff

The Extraordinary Stories of Ordinary Objects

By: DK

Hardcover | 6 June 2024 | Edition Number 1

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From the creators of the A Brief History of Stuff podcast and inspired by the Science Museum Group Collection, discover the remarkable stories of everyday objects in this engaging popular science title

Explore the past, present and future of the everyday stuff in your home, from tinned food to tampons.

Learn how 30,000 bath toys and the work of amateur beachcombers have helped scientists study ocean currents. Explore how the search for a death ray led to the creation of the microwave oven and ready meals. Discover the surprising link between sticky tape and the Nobel Prize.

Uncover the extraordinary stories of ordinary objects in this perfect gift for curious minds. From the creators of the A Brief History of Stuff podcast and inspired by the incredible artefacts in the Science Museum Group Collection, this collection of entertaining essays reveals the fascinating history behind some of the most mundane items in our homes.

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