The experts at National Geographic invite inquiring young minds to follow historical quests towards some of the most important scientific discoveries of our times. This inspirational series examines the history, defining research, and background of specific discoveries, and their repercussions through the ages. The achievements of individual scientists are highlighted, and personal histories are profiled. A useful timeline, informational sidebars, research tools, and tips and fact boxes ensure young readers actively learn about the history of science and are motivated to pursue scientific inquiry. Science learning has never been more inviting: follow the science quest—past, present, and future—with the experts at National Geographic.