Chilled: How Refrigeration Changed the World and Might Do So Again
How Refrigeration Changed the World and Might Do So Again
A mystery-lifting narrative history of the refrigerator and the process of refrigeration, revealing how it is at play, unseen, in a surprisingly broad sweep of modern life.
Tom Jackson is a science writer based in Bristol, UK. Tom specialises in recasting science and technology into lively historical narratives. After almost 20 years of writing, Tom has uncovered a wealth of stories that help to bring technical content alive and create new ways of enjoying learning about science. In his time, Tom has been a zoo keeper, travel writer, buffalo catcher and filing clerk, but he now writes for adults and children, for books, magazines and TV.