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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars (Hardback)

By Holt, Nathalia

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The riveting true story of the women who launched America into space.

ISBN 9780316338929
Published 10 May 2016 by Little, Brown
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On Giants' Shoulders: Great Scientists and Their Discoveries from Archimedes to DNA

On Giants' Shoulders: Great Scientists and Their Discoveries from Archimedes to DNA (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

By Bragg, Melvyn

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Published to tie-in with BBC Radio 4 series, the story of science unfolds in this account of the lives and discoveries of twelve of its greatest figures, from Archimedes to Crick and Watson. Exploring their impact and legacy with leading scientists of today, Bragg conveys the exc ...

ISBN 9780340712603
Published 3 March 1999 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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Science Year by Year
 

Science Year by Year (Hardback)

By DK

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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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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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Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code

Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code (Hardback, Main)

By Cobb, Matthew

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Life's Greatest Secret is the story of the discovery and cracking of the genetic code. This great scientific breakthrough has had far-reaching consequences for how we understand ourselves and our place in the natural world. The code forms the most striking proof of Darwin's hypot ...

ISBN 9781781251409
Published 24 June 2015 by Profile Books Ltd
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A Concise History of Mathematics
 

A Concise History of Mathematics (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 4th Revised edition)

By Struik, Dirk J.

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Traces development of concepts and techniques in mathematics and identifies important mathematicians of the past.

ISBN 9780486602554
Published 1 August 1987 by Dover Publications Inc.
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Series Dover Books on Mathematics
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Gorillas in the Mist
 

Gorillas in the Mist (Paperback)

By Fossey, Dian

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Inspiring the award-winning film, Fossey's 13 years experience in the remote African rain forests with the endangered mountain gorillas are accounted in this classic work, which remains an enduring testament to one of the longest field studies of primates. Photos.

ISBN 9780618083602
Published 16 November 2000 by Houghton Mifflin
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The Age of Genius: The Seventeenth Century and the Birth of the Modern Mind

The Age of Genius: The Seventeenth Century and the Birth of the Modern Mind (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Export/Airside)

By Grayling, A. C.

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What happened to the European mind between 1605, when an audience watching Macbeth at the Globe might believe that regicide was such an aberration of the natural order that ghosts could burst from the ground, and 1649, when a large crowd, perhaps including some who had seen Macbe ...

ISBN 9781408870389
Published 23 March 2016 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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Pandemic

Pandemic (Hardback)

By Shah, Sonia

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Sonia Shah tracks each stage of cholera's dramatic journey from harmless microbe to world-changing pandemic, from its 1817 emergence in the South Asian hinterlands to its rapid dispersal across the nineteenth-century world and its latest beachhead in Haiti. She reports on the pat ...

ISBN 9780374122881
Published 8 March 2016 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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The Truth About Tesla: The Myth of the Lone Genius in the History of Innovation

The Truth About Tesla: The Myth of the Lone Genius in the History of Innovation (Hardback)

By Cooper, Christopher

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The Truth About Tesla is one of the first books to set the record straight, tracing the origin of Tesla's genius to scientists and ideas that far predated him.

ISBN 9781631060304
Published 26 August 2015 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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