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Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science - and the World
 

Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science - and the World (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Swaby, Rachel

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Fifty-two insightful and inspiring profiles of history's brightest female scientists and mathematicians. In March 2013, the New York Times published an obituary for Yvonne Brill. It began: She made a mean beef stroganoff, followed her husband from job to job, and took eight years ...

ISBN 9780553446791
Release Date 27 May 2015 by Misc - Random House New Zealan
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The Science Book

The Science Book (Hardback)

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Explores the history of science, how scientists have sought to explain our incredible universe and how amazing scientific discoveries have been made. This book helps you discover how Galileo worked out his scientific theories of motion and inertia, why Copernicus' ideas were cont ...

ISBN 9781409350156
Published 23 July 2014 by Dorling Kindersley Publishers
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Triumphs of Experience

Triumphs of Experience (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Vaillant, George E.

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At a time when people are living into their tenth decade, the longest longitudinal study of human development ever undertaken offers welcome news for old age: our lives evolve in our later years and often become more fulfilling. Among the surprising findings: people who do well i ...

ISBN 9780674503816
Published 15 April 2015 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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History's Greatest Discoveries and the People Who Made Them

History's Greatest Discoveries and the People Who Made Them (Paperback)

By Levy, Joel

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History's Greatest Discoveries takes a lighthearted but informative look at fifty of the most important and spectacular discoveries in the history of science and exploration.

ISBN 9781743363775
Published 25 March 2015 by Murdoch Books
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Ecology or Catastrophe: The Life of Murray Bookchin

Ecology or Catastrophe: The Life of Murray Bookchin (Hardback)

By Biehl, Janet

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The biography of Murray Bookchin, one of the most influential environmental thinkers of the twentieth century, written by Bookchin's personal collaborator and copyeditor.

ISBN 9780199342488
Published 1 July 2014 by Oxford University Press
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Haeckel's Embryos: Images, Evolution, and Fraud

Haeckel's Embryos: Images, Evolution, and Fraud (Hardback)

By Hopwood, Nick

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Emphasizing the changes worked by circulation and copying, interpretation and debate, this book uses the case to explore how pictures succeed and fail, gain acceptance and spark controversy. It reveals how embryonic development was made a process that we can see, compare, and dis ...

ISBN 9780226046945
Published 15 April 2015 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau's Woods

Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau's Woods (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Primack, Richard B.

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Track the effects of a warming climate on Concord, Massachusetts' plants and animals. This book describes how warming temperatures have altered other aspects, from the dates when ice departs from Walden Pond in late winter, to the arrival of birds in the spring, to the population ...

ISBN 9780226272290
Published 15 April 2015 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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The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning

The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning (Hardback)

By Gleiser, Marcelo

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Why discovering the limits to science may be the most powerful discovery of all How much can we know about the world? In this book, physicist Marcelo Gleiser traces our search for answers to the most fundamental questions of existence, the origin of the universe, the nature of ...

ISBN 9780465031719
Published 1 June 2014 by The Perseus Books Group
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The Universe: An Illustrated History of Astronomy
 

The Universe: An Illustrated History of Astronomy (Mixed media product/Mixed Media, Contains Hardback and Wallchart)

By Jackson, Tom

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100 discoveries that changed history, who did what when --cover.

ISBN 9780985323059
Published 1 March 2013 by Shelter Harbor Press
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