Science & Nature
The Science Of Bridges and Tunnels
Imagine a world without fire. There would be no cooked food, no artificial light and no way of keeping warm in a cool climate. Fire can be dangerous, but over thousands of years we have learned to tame it. We use it to make pottery, glass and metals. It enabled us to invent the steam engine, the internal combustion engine and the rocket. Where would we be without it?
A published author of over eighty books, mainly for children and young adults, Alex lives in Southgate, North London, with his wife and two children.
Mark Bergin was born in Hastings, England, in 1961. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and specialises in historical reconstructions, aviation and maritime subjects. He lives in Bexhill-on-Sea with his wife and children.