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The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution

The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution (Hardback)

By Prothero, Donald R.

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Every fossil tells a story. Best-selling paleontology author Donald R. Prothero describes twenty-five famous, beautifully preserved fossils in a gripping, scientific history of life on Earth. Recounting the adventures behind the discovery of these objects and fully interpreting t ...

ISBN 9780231171908
Published 15 July 2015 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Chilled: How Refrigeration Changed the World and Might Do So Again

Chilled: How Refrigeration Changed the World and Might Do So Again (Hardback)

By Jackson, Tom

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A fascinating narrative history of the refrigerator and the process of refrigeration.

ISBN 9781472911438
Published 29 July 2015 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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History's Greatest Discoveries and the People Who Made Them

History's Greatest Discoveries and the People Who Made Them (Paperback)

By Levy, Joel

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History's Greatest Discoveries takes a lighthearted but informative look at fifty of the most important and spectacular discoveries in the history of science and exploration.

ISBN 9781743363775
Published 25 March 2015 by Murdoch Books
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Ecology or Catastrophe: The Life of Murray Bookchin

Ecology or Catastrophe: The Life of Murray Bookchin (Hardback)

By Biehl, Janet

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The biography of Murray Bookchin, one of the most influential environmental thinkers of the twentieth century, written by Bookchin's personal collaborator and copyeditor.

ISBN 9780199342488
Published 1 July 2014 by Oxford University Press
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Chasing Venus: The Race to Measure the Heavens
 

Chasing Venus: The Race to Measure the Heavens (Hardback)

By Wulf, Andrea

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On a summer's day in June 1761, astronomers all over the world cast their eyes to the sky to witness a rare astronomical event: the transit of Venus across the face of the sun. This title presents the story of Enlightenment science, and offers an informative slice of intellectual ...

ISBN 9780434021086
Published 15 May 2012 by Cornerstone
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Science Year by Year

Science Year by Year (Hardback)

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Offers a guide to the discoveries that changed the world. This title looks at our heritage of invention and explores how science has shaped the past and how it may shape the future.

ISBN 9781409316138
Published 25 September 2013 by Dorling Kindersley Publishers
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Imagination and a Pile of Junk: A Droll History of Inventors and Inventions
 

Imagination and a Pile of Junk: A Droll History of Inventors and Inventions (Paperback)

By Norton, Trevor

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A droll history of inventors and inventions

ISBN 9781444732580
Release Date 11 August 2015 by Hodder & Stoughton
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Fifty Minerals That Changed the Course of History
 

Fifty Minerals That Changed the Course of History (Hardback)

By Chaline, Eric

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Using the word 'minerals' in its broadest sense, Fifty Minerals that Changed the Course of History features the metals, alloys, rocks, organic minerals, and gemstones that humans have used as the building blocks of their material cultures.

ISBN 9781742379500
Published 1 August 2012 by Allen & Unwin
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Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing

Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing (Hardback)

By Snyder, Laura J.

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The remarkable story of how a painter and a scientist in 17th-century Holland transformed the way we see the world.

ISBN 9781784970246
Published 5 June 2015 by Head of Zeus
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The Calendar: The 5000-year Struggle to Align the Clock and the Heavens - and What Happened to the Missing Ten Days

The Calendar: The 5000-year Struggle to Align the Clock and the Heavens - and What Happened to the Missing Ten Days (Paperback, New edition)

By Duncan, David Ewing

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Originally published in 1998 a history of man's failure to accurately date time. The story of the creation of the Western calendar and how it links politics, religion, astronomy, mathematics, Cleopatra and Stephen Hawking. Includes line drawings related to the struggle to align t ...

ISBN 9781857029796
Published 1 July 1999 by HarperCollins
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