Six Networks that Changed Our World
Paperback 224pp Illustrated
9781857599039   Product Code: 23145
The first transatlantic telegraph cable failed after a few weeks in 1858 but a successful link was established by 1866, transforming the speed of contact and commerce between Britain and America and ushering in a new information age. With well-chosen illustrations and contributions from commentators including David Attenborough and Martha Lane Fox, this Science Museum book explores the innovations in communications that have revolutionized the world: the cable, broadcasting, the telephone, satellites, cellular phones and the internet.