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Shocked: Adventures in Bringing Back the Recently Dead

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

By Casarett, David, M. D.

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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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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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Wallace, Darwin, and the Origin of Species

Wallace, Darwin, and the Origin of Species (Hardback)

By Costa, James T.

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Darwin is credited with discovering evolution through natural selection, but Alfred Russel Wallace saw the same process at work in nature and elaborated the same theory. Dispelling misperceptions of Wallace as a secondary figure, James Costa reveals the two naturalists as equals ...

ISBN 9780674729698
Published 3 June 2014 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Introducing Newton: A Graphic Guide

Introducing Newton: A Graphic Guide (Paperback)

By Rankin, William

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Explains the extraordinary ideas of a man who sifted through the accumulated knowledge of centuries, tossed out mistaken beliefs, and single-handedly made enormous advances in mathematics, mechanics and optics.

ISBN 9781848311763
Published 19 January 2011 by Icon Books Ltd
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Introducing Einstein: A Graphic Guide

Introducing Einstein: A Graphic Guide (Paperback)

By Schwartz, Joseph; Illustrated by McGuiness, Michael

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Compact INTRODUCING guide to the father of modern physics.

ISBN 9781848314085
Published 1 October 2012 by Icon Books Ltd
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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
Release Date 15 October 2014 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Commercial Visions: Science, Trade, and Visual Culture in the Dutch Golden Age

Commercial Visions: Science, Trade, and Visual Culture in the Dutch Golden Age (Hardback)

By Margocsy, Daniel; Margaocsy, Daaniel

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Illustrating that product marketing, patent litigation, and even ghostwriting pervaded natural history and medicine - the big sciences of the early modern era, this book argues that the growth of global trade during the Dutch Golden Age gave rise to an entrepreneurial network of ...

ISBN 9780226117744
Published 15 September 2014 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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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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A Climate for Change

A Climate for Change (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Heyhoe, Katharine; Farley, Andrew

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In this new paperback edition, scientist Katharine Hayhoe and evangelical pastor Andrew Farley confront the many Christians who dismiss global warming as irrelevant, nonexistent, or contrary to a biblical worldview, challenging those misconceptions with the truth about this contr ...

ISBN 9780446549578
Published 18 October 2010 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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