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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 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Holt, Nathalia

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Holt reveals the fascinating untold story of the heroic women who made America's space program possible. --Cate Lineberry, author of The Secret Rescue

ISBN 9780316338905
Published 14 March 2017 by Little, Brown
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Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World

Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World (Hardback)

By Weinberger, Sharon

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The definitive history of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency--the most authoritative account we have of the Pentagon agency that has quietly shaped war and technology for nearly sixty years. Founded in 1958 in response to the launch of Sputnik, DARPA has been responsib ...

ISBN 9780385351799
Published 15 March 2017 by Alfred A. Knopf
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Homo Sovieticus: Brain Waves, Mind Control, and Telepathic Destiny

Homo Sovieticus: Brain Waves, Mind Control, and Telepathic Destiny (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Velminski, Wladimir; Translated by Butler, Erik

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In October 1989, as the Cold War was ending and the Berlin Wall about to crumble, television viewers in the Soviet Union tuned in to the first of a series of unusual broadcasts. Relax, let your thoughts wander free... intoned the host, the physician and clinical psychotherapist A ...

ISBN 9780262035699
Published 15 February 2017 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Kin: How We Came to Know Our Microbe Relatives
 

Kin: How We Came to Know Our Microbe Relatives (Hardback)

By Ingraham, John L.

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By unlocking the evolutionary information contained in cells, biologists have been able to construct the Tree of Life and show that its three main stems are dominated by microbes. Plants and animals constitute a small upper branch in one stem. Soon we may know how life began over ...

ISBN 9780674660403
Release Date 15 April 2017 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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The Ascent of Gravity: The Quest to Understand the Force That Explains Everything
 

The Ascent of Gravity: The Quest to Understand the Force That Explains Everything (Hardback)

By Chown, Marcus

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Why the force that keeps our feet on the ground holds the key to understanding time and the origin of the universe

ISBN 9781474601863
Release Date 11 April 2017 by Orion Publishing
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Mask of the Sun: The Science, History and Forgotten Lore of Eclipses
 

Mask of the Sun: The Science, History and Forgotten Lore of Eclipses (Hardback)

By Dvorak, John

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They have been thought of as harbingers of evil as well as a sign of the divine. Solar eclipses one of the rarest and most stunning celstial events we can witness here on earth have shaped the course of human history and thought since humans first turned their eyes to the sky

ISBN 9781681773308
Release Date 28 March 2017 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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Face/On: Face Transplants and the Ethics of the Other

Face/On: Face Transplants and the Ethics of the Other (Hardback)

By Pearl, Sharrona

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Are our identities attached to our faces? If so, what happens when the face connected to the self is gone forever or replaced? In Face/On, Sharrona Pearl investigates the stakes for changing the face and the changing stakes for the face in both contemporary society and the scienc ...

ISBN 9780226461229
Published 1 March 2017 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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The Ascent of Gravity: The Quest to Understand the Force That Explains Everything
 

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Why the force that keeps our feet on the ground holds the key to understanding time and the origin of the universe

ISBN 9781474601870
Release Date 11 April 2017 by Orion Publishing
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Wonderful Life: Burgess Shale and the Nature of History

Wonderful Life: Burgess Shale and the Nature of History (Paperback, New edition)

By Gould, Stephen Jay

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An account of a revolution in our understanding of life's history, this book tells how three obscure British scientists completely changed our view of evolution by discovering a unique group of 530 million year-old creatures in the Burgess Shale fossil deposit in the Rockies.

ISBN 9780099273455
Published 1 September 2000 by Vintage
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Science in the Archives: Pasts, Presents, Futures

Science in the Archives: Pasts, Presents, Futures (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Daston, Lorraine

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Science in the Archives reveals affinities and continuities among the sciences of the archives, across many disciplines and centuries, in order to present a better picture of essential archival practices and, thereby, the meaning of science. For in both the natural and human scie ...

ISBN 9780226432366
Published 15 February 2017 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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