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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
Published 19 November 2014 by Penguin
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Serving the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics Under Hitler

Serving the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics Under Hitler (Paperback)

By Ball, Philip

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While some scientists tried to create an Aryan physics that excluded any 'Jewish ideas', many others made compromises and concessions as they continued to work under the Nazi regime. Among them were three world-renowned physicists: Max Planck, pioneer of quantum theory, regarded ...

ISBN 9780099581642
Published 5 December 2014 by Vintage
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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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Tom's River: A Story of Science and Salvation

Tom's River: A Story of Science and Salvation (Hardback)

By Fagin, Dan

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The riveting true story of 60 years in the life of a small Jersey town ravaged by industrial pollution, melding hard-hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, deep historical research, and an unforgettable cast of characters that leaves readers as ...

ISBN 9780553806533
Published 15 August 2014 by Random House
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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.
Interest Age 12-15 years
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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Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?: ... and Other Questions from the Astronomers' In-Box at the Vatican Observatory

Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?: ... and Other Questions from the Astronomers' In-Box at the Vatican Observatory (Hardback)

By Consolmagno, Guy, Brother; Mueller, Paul

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In May 2014, Pope Francis revealed that, if Martians wanted to be baptized, he would welcome aliens to the Church. Vatican astronomer Guy Consolmagno and science historian Father Paul Mueller agree! Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial? sheds provocative light on some of the str ...

ISBN 9780804136952
Published 1 October 2014 by Rainbow Book Agencies
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Wikipedia U: Knowledge, Authority, and Liberal Education in the Digital Age

Wikipedia U: Knowledge, Authority, and Liberal Education in the Digital Age (Hardback)

By Leitch, Thomas M.

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Since its launch in 2001, Wikipedia has been a lightning rod for debates about knowledge and traditional authority. This book offers vital lessons about the nature of authority and the opportunities and challenges of Web 2.0.

ISBN 9781421415352
Published 15 October 2014 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Series Tech.edu: A Hopkins Series on Education and Technology
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Countdown: A History of Space Flight
 

Countdown: A History of Space Flight (Paperback, New edition)

By Heppenheimer, T. A.

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This is T.A. Heppenheimer's chronicle of rockets, politics, and the pioneers who dared to reach beyond humanity's limits. It provides an account of the development of space activities in the US and the Soviet Union.

ISBN 9780471291053
Published 15 March 1999 by John Wiley and Sons Australia
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What Galileo Saw: Imagining the Scientific Revolution

What Galileo Saw: Imagining the Scientific Revolution (Hardback)

By Lipking, Lawrence

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Lawrence Lipking offers a new perspective on how to understand the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century, emphasizing the role that imagination played in the birth of modern science and modern ways of viewing the world.

ISBN 9780801452970
Published 15 October 2014 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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