Want to know when the Fax machine was invented? This book can answer this and other questions. Subtitled, All the Milestones in Ingenuity--from the Discovery of Fire to the Invention of the Microwave Oven, the author lists and describes many important inventions, innovations, and discoveries. Arranged alphabetically within time periods, from the Ancient World to the 21st Century. A subject index makes it easy to use. It is available in in the Science Library; call number: Ref T 15 C378 2004. By the way, Fax was conceptualized by Alexander Bain in 1842 and invented in 1904 by Arthur Korn.