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Great Scientists and their Discoveries by [David Angus]
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"Narrator Benjamin Soames presents listeners with snapshots of nine scientists and their impactful discoveries in this collective biography...The scientists' work covers a variety of scientific fields including astronomy, geometry, physics, and chemistry. Each bio begins with a short clip of classical music that provides a delightful transition between each scientist's story. Soames keeps to a steady pace and energetic tone throughout his narration, which helps hold the listener's attention and bring these important scientists to life. Science enthusiasts and novices alike will be intrigued by the brief yet informative biographies."

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About the Author

David Angus is the author of several educational children's books, including The Vikings, Great Inventors and Their Inventions, and The Story of Jesus, among others.



Benjamin Soames trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He has appeared in the popular TV series Sharpe and toured worldwide in Measure for Measure with Cheek by Jowl. A former Royal Marine Commando, serving in Kosovo and Iraq, he teaches Hostile Environment Security Training for the European Union and is still active as a close protection officer in the UK and abroad. Some of his narrations include Tales from the Greek Legends, Tales from the Norse Legends, The Tale of Troy, The Adventures of Odysseus, Venus and Adonis, Great Inventors and their Inventions, Great Scientists and their Discoveries, and Afghanistan: In a Nutshell.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B00475AUPE
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Naxos Audiobooks (October 13, 2010)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ October 13, 2010
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 243 KB
  • Simultaneous device usage ‏ : ‎ Unlimited
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 59 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
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