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The Way Things Work

All around us, the fruits of science labor on our behalf to provide us with convenience, comfort, safety, and entertainment. From simple machines like wheels and levers we have come to a point where we have computers and space ships. How do they work inside, and how do the same principles make up so many different machines? Brilliantly illustrating the principles behind many of the most ubiquitous machines in the modern world, David Macaulay's The Way Things Work is a classic of science for the young and old alike.

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