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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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Why it's Not All Rocket Science: Scientific Theories and Experiments Explained
 

Why it's Not All Rocket Science: Scientific Theories and Experiments Explained (Paperback)

By Cave, Robert

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Examines 100 extraordinary projects, theories and experiments that have been conducted in the name of science. From spider monkeys to human cyborgs, and from swimming in syrup to chaos theory, the author places each experiment and discovery in its scientific context.

ISBN 9780500292006
Release Date 1 September 2016 by Thames and Hudson (Australia)
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Men, Machines, and Modern Times

Men, Machines, and Modern Times (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 50th Anniversary edition)

By Morison, Elting E.; Foreword by Williams, Rosalind; With Marx, Leo

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People have had trouble adapting to new technology ever since (perhaps) the inventor of the wheel had to explain that a wheelbarrow could carry more than a person. This little book by a celebrated MIT professor -- the fiftieth anniversary edition of a classic -- describes how we ...

ISBN 9780262529310
Published 15 August 2016 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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The Outer Limits of Reason: What Science, Mathematics, and Logic Cannot Tell Us
 

The Outer Limits of Reason: What Science, Mathematics, and Logic Cannot Tell Us (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Yanofsky, Noson S.

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Many books explain what is known about the universe. This book investigates what cannot be known. Rather than exploring the amazing facts that science, mathematics, and reason have revealed to us, this work studies what science, mathematics, and reason tell us cannot be revealed. ...

ISBN 9780262529846
Release Date 15 September 2016 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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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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This thrilling account shows how discovering DNA has fundamentally influenced the way we think of life and affected every aspect of our lives.

ISBN 9781781251409
Published 24 June 2015 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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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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Best-selling author A. C. Grayling explains how, fuelled by original and unorthodox thinking, war and technological invention, the seventeenth century became the crucible of modernity

ISBN 9781408870389
Published 23 March 2016 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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A Short History of Nearly Everything

A Short History of Nearly Everything (Paperback)

By Bryson, Bill

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The author describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. This title is about his quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we ...

ISBN 9781784161859
Published 15 August 2016 by Transworld Publishers
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