What a Discovery!

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Stories of intuition, luck and stubbornness.

Wits, stubbornness or blatant luck? What was the driving force that led scientists, doctors, explorers and archaeologists to make the discoveries that have changed the way we see the world?

  • A journey through eighteen fascinating stories that make us relive the moments of humanity’s great discoveries directly from the point of view of their protagonists.

  • From the discovery of the American continent to that of the Lucy fossil, passing through the observation of the stars, capturing lightning, defining radioactivity, immersion in the abyss, investigating past and recent crimes, the discovery of priceless treasures and much more.


GENRE Biography
FIRST PUBLISHER Edizioni El (Italy), 2018


Christian was born in Milan to an Italian mother and German father. He studied aeronautical engineering and has worked in role-playing games, journalism, IT and photography. He lives in Milan with his wife, two daughters and dog. Parachute jumping is not something he’s ever contemplated as he’s afraid of heights.