Great Minds Puzzle Set: Men

  • Can you separate the pieces and put them back together? Five ingenious puzzles tickle your brain, stretch your intuition and exercise your logic as you figure out their secrets. Even Einstein might have pondered how to reassemble these deceptively simple-looking metal links and complex wooden structures. The puzzles represent innovative thinkers and objects we remember them for.

    Kepler’s Star
    Can you rebuild Kepler’s star? A key figure in astronomy, Johannes Kepler’s observations of a supernova in the Milky Way led to it being named “Kepler’s Star”.

    Faraday’s Magnetic Field
    Can you separate the magnetic field…and then put it back together again? An English scientist who greatly contributed to the fields of electromagnetism, Michael Faraday’s invention of electromagnetic rotary devices formed the foundation of electric motor technology.

    Franklin’s Kit
    Can you rebuild Franklin’s kite? Benjamin Franklin was a major figure in the scientific world for his theories regarding electricity. His most famous experiment involved flying a kite in a storm to prove that lightning is electricity.

    Edison’s Light Filament
    Can you separate the light filament…and then put it back together again? Thomas Edison developed many inventions that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera and a long-lasting electric light bulb.

    Stephenson’s Railway Sleepers
    Can you rebuild the railway sleepers? Robert Stephenson helped invent the first railway locomotive, The Rocket. He went on to became instrumental in the expansion of Britain’s early rail network.