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Title:
Robot
Author:
Bridgman, Roger Francis, 1940-
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : DK Pub., [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
64 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.

"Discover the amazing world of machines, from robots that play chess to systems that think"--Cover.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.0 1.0 87361.
ISBN:
9780756602543

9780756602536
Format :
Book

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Summary

Take a detailed look at the fascinating world of robots - from the earliest single-task machines to the advanced intelligence of robots with feelings. Young readers will be amazed to learn all that robots can do: perform delicate surgical operations, clean city sewers, work as museum tour guides, or even battle each other in combat. Find out how humans have created these mechanical minds and bodies.


Author Notes

Roger Bridgman was a curator at the Science Museum in London before becoming a freelance science and technology writer. He was written several bestselling titles, including 1,000 Inventions and Discoveries , Robot , and How Nearly Everything Was Invented . He has written dozens of articles for Physics World and New Scientist .