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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
Interest Age Young Adults
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The Myth of Race: The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea

The Myth of Race: The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea (Hardback)

By Sussman, Robert Wald

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Although eugenics is now widely discredited, some groups and individuals claim a new scientific basis for old racist assumptions. Pondering the continuing influence of racist research and thought, despite all evidence to the contrary, Robert Sussman explains why when it comes to ...

ISBN 9780674417311
Published 15 October 2014 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Interest Age Young Adults
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Science: A Four Thousand Year History

Science: A Four Thousand Year History (Paperback)

By Fara, Patricia

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A groundbreaking new history of science, from ancient Babylon right up to the latest hi-tech experiments in genetics and particle physics, illuminating the financial interests, imperial ambitions, and publishing enterprises that have made science the powerful global phenomenon th ...

ISBN 9780199580279
Published 11 May 2010 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
Interest Age Young Adults
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Shocked: Adventures in Bringing Back the Recently Dead

Shocked: Adventures in Bringing Back the Recently Dead (Hardback)

By Casarett, David

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A physician explores just how far the science of resurrection has come Not too long ago, when you were dead, you were dead. There was no coming back. But a little electricity, applied to the heart in just the right way, has changed all that. Now death has become just another seri ...

ISBN 9781591846710
Published 24 September 2014 by Penguin
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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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How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World
 

How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World (Hardback)

By Johnson, Steven

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How did the advent of frozen TV dinners help give birth to at least four million babies? And what about our battle against dirt? How did that create the flat screen and the iPhone? This book is a celebration of ideas: how they happen and their sometimes unintended results.

ISBN 9781846148538
Release Date 19 November 2014 by Penguin
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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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The Man in the Monkeynut Coat: William Astbury and the Forgotten Road to the Double-Helix

The Man in the Monkeynut Coat: William Astbury and the Forgotten Road to the Double-Helix (Hardback)

By Hall, Kersten T.

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Tells the story of the English physicist and molecular biologist William T. Astbury and how his work forms a previously untold chapter in the story of the discovery of the structure of DNA.

ISBN 9780198704591
Published 24 June 2014 by Oxford University Press
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Naturalists at Sea: Scientific Travellers from Dampier to Darwin

Naturalists at Sea: Scientific Travellers from Dampier to Darwin (Hardback)

By Williams, Glyn

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On the great Pacific discovery expeditions of the long eighteenth century , naturalists for the first time were commonly found aboard ships sailing forth from European ports. This book intends to describe the adventures and misadventures, discoveries and dangers of this devoted a ...

ISBN 9780300180732
Published 3 September 2013 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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