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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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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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A World from Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life
 

A World from Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life (Hardback)

By McFarland, Ben

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In A World From Dust, Ben McFarland brings together the latest genetic, chemical, mathematic, and geological evidence to tell the story of how life has evolved on this planet over billions of years.

ISBN 9780190275013
Release Date 16 June 2016 by Oxford University Press
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Experimental Self: Humphry Davy and the Making of a Man of Science

Experimental Self: Humphry Davy and the Making of a Man of Science (Hardback)

By Golinski, Jan

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What did it mean to be a scientist before the profession itself existed? Jan Golinski finds an answer in the remarkable career of Humphry Davy, the foremost chemist of his day and one of the most distinguished British men of science of the nineteenth century. Originally a country ...

ISBN 9780226351360
Published 15 May 2016 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Series Synthesis
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They Called Me Mad: Genius, Madness, and the Scientists Who Pushed the Outer Limits of Knowledge

They Called Me Mad: Genius, Madness, and the Scientists Who Pushed the Outer Limits of Knowledge (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Monahan, Henry and Grace Doherty Professor of Law Psychology and Legal Medicine John (University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA University of Virginia School

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Discover the true genius behind history's greatest madmen. Monahan recounts the amazing stories of such historical luminaries as Archimedes, the calculator of pi; Isaac Newton, the world's first great scientist; and Nikola Tesla, who built the precursors of robots.

ISBN 9780425236963
Published 10 January 2011 by Penguin
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Sonic Wind: The Story of John Paul Stapp and How a Renegade Doctor Became the Fastest Man on Earth

Sonic Wind: The Story of John Paul Stapp and How a Renegade Doctor Became the Fastest Man on Earth (Hardback)

By Ryan, Craig

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The untold story of an eccentric, scientific visionary whose death-defying research has saved millions of lives.

ISBN 9780871406774
Published 7 September 2015 by WW Norton & Co
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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
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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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