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They Made What? They Found What?

Longlisted | Book Awards 2022 | Writings for Young Adults

They Made What? They Found What?

Stories of Ingenious Inventions and Daring Discoveries by Indian Scientists A space scientist who sent a rocket to Mars An engineer who solved a water problem with an ice stupa A biologist who smashed cancer cells A physicist who revealed the secrets of light An ecologist who stumbled on a rare species of frog Meet India’s brightest scientists and read all about their incredible, groundbreaking inventions and discoveries in this first-of-its-kind book. Bursting with activities, quizzes, easy experiments, cool tips and a galaxy of knowledge, this informative, exciting and entertaining book is sure to awaken the intrepid innovator in you!

Full Title: They Made What? They Found What?: 2-books-in-1

Author: Shweta Taneja
Publisher: Hachette India

Award Category: Writings for Young Adults
About the Book: 

They Made What?

Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Indian Scientists

A space scientist who sent a rocket to Mars

A physicist who insisted that plants could feel emotions

An engineer who solved a water problem with an ice stupa

Meet India's brightest scientists and read all about their incredible, groundbreaking inventions in this first-of-its-kind book. Explore the most fascinating fields of science, from nanotechnology and engineering to tropical ecology and molecular physics, and find the answers to the scientific questions you've always thought about. Do all scientists wear lab coats? Where do they get their genius ideas from? How do they transform these brainwaves into life-changing inventions?

Bursting with activities, quizzes, easy experiments, cool tips and a galaxy of knowledge, this informative, exciting and entertaining book is sure to awaken the intrepid innovator in you!

They Found What?

Stories of Daring Discoveries by Indian Scientists

A biologist who smashed cancer cells

A physicist who revealed the secrets of light

An ecologist who stumbled on a rare species of frog

Meet India's brightest scientists and read all about their incredible, groundbreaking discoveries in this first-of-its-kind book. Explore the most fascinating fields of science, from neuroscience and biochemistry to evolutionary biology and thermodynamics, and unearth the answers to the scientific questions you've always thought about. Do scientists never fail at maths? What tools and technologies do they use to uncover something new? Do they really have robotic assistants?

Bursting with activities, quizzes, easy experiments, cool tips and a galaxy of knowledge, this informative, exciting and entertaining book is sure to awaken the intrepid innovator in you!


About the Author: 

Shweta Taneja is a bestselling author and journalist from India, most known for her fantasy series, Anantya Tantrist Mysteries. Her words have appeared in Mint, Femina, Men's Health, Scroll and Discover India. Her short story The Daughter That Bleeds was a finalist in the prestigious French award Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire and the winner of Editor's Choice Award in Asia. Her blockbuster graphic novel Krishna Defender of Dharma and debut novel The Ghost Hunters of Kurseong remain favourite reads of kids across the country. She has been awarded an international writing fellowship by British Council and CWIT and has given invited talks at WorldCon, Eurocon and the Cartoon Museum London. She is currently working on a novel with an interplanetary adventure. Converse with her online about everything birds, nature and diverse fiction through her handle @shwetawrites.


Excerpt: 

They Made What?

Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Indian Scientists

A space scientist who sent a rocket to Mars

A physicist who insisted that plants could feel emotions

An engineer who solved a water problem with an ice stupa

Meet India's brightest scientists and read all about their incredible, groundbreaking inventions in this first-of-its-kind book. Explore the most fascinating fields of science, from nanotechnology and engineering to tropical ecology and molecular physics, and find the answers to the scientific questions you've always thought about. Do all scientists wear lab coats? Where do they get their genius ideas from? How do they transform these brainwaves into life-changing inventions?

Bursting with activities, quizzes, easy experiments, cool tips and a galaxy of knowledge, this informative, exciting and entertaining book is sure to awaken the intrepid innovator in you!

They Found What?

Stories of Daring Discoveries by Indian Scientists

A biologist who smashed cancer cells

A physicist who revealed the secrets of light

An ecologist who stumbled on a rare species of frog

Meet India's brightest scientists and read all about their incredible, groundbreaking discoveries in this first-of-its-kind book. Explore the most fascinating fields of science, from neuroscience and biochemistry to evolutionary biology and thermodynamics, and unearth the answers to the scientific questions you've always thought about. Do scientists never fail at maths? What tools and technologies do they use to uncover something new? Do they really have robotic assistants?

Bursting with activities, quizzes, easy experiments, cool tips and a galaxy of knowledge, this informative, exciting and entertaining book is sure to awaken the intrepid innovator in you!


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