Finding the secrets of nature. Curing dreadful illnesses. Creating new wonder materials. Changing our world. Scientists have provided us with amazing discoveries.
This book provides virtual interviews with Einstein, Darwin, Pasteur, Newton and others, as if they were alive today.
We can gain an insight on their trials and tribulations, as well as their great successes.
It is said that curiousity killed the cat. It has also been the factor that has led people to create new inventions, explore new places and develop new ideas. In the process, some people have become millionaires because they were curious. People like Thomas Edison, who founded the enormous General Electric Company was always curious. [...]
I have been travelling in France …. on the trail of amazing people. My normal approach is to visit the tourist office in a town and ask, ‘Are there any famous people who have been born near here?’ With great pride, the adviser invariably provides me with a list and I use it to start my [...]
When we think of fitness, we may consider how fast we can walk, run or swim. But, it means far more than that if you accept the views of Charles Darwin. Two days after Xmas in 1831, he set sail in the good ship Beagle on a voyage around the world.It took five years to complete [...]
What would it be like to meet amazing people who have changed our world? That was the question I set myself. As a result, I have created BioViews of many famous people. Bioview is new word for a biographical interview and the series will be published in 2010. Here is an excerpt about Albert Einstein. [...]
How much of your time is put to good use and how much is wasted? What can you do to make the best of your time?I find it interesting to see how people use their time. In my search for amazing people, I have found a number of people who have triumphed over adversity and [...]
If you are travelling to foreign parts on holiday or business you will need protection against deadly diseases. In the past, many people died from mystery illnesses, particularly sailors. More seamen died of deadly diseases than were killed in battle. Dr James Lind was one of the first to study the causes of diseases linked [...]