Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

Book - 2013
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Shows Ben Franklin the "natural philosopher" (the term for scientists back in the 1700s), whose experiments led to important discoveries about the nature of electricity -- including his famous demonstration that electricity and lightning were one and the same.
"Kathleen Krull sheds new light on the Benjamin Franklin--who considered science his true calling in life, not nation building--in this perceptive, fair-minded portrait."--
Publisher: New York, New York :, Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., , 2013.
ISBN: 9780670012879
Characteristics: 121 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Kulikov, Boris 1966-- Illustrator


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