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Strange Science

Strange Science (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Editors of Portable Press

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This amazing volume from the Bathroom Readers' Institute contains the strangest short science articles from dozens of Bathroom Readersalong with 50 all-new pages. From the oddest theories to the most astounding discoveries to the biggest blunders, Strange Science has all the fact ...

ISBN 9781626869820
Published 13 June 2017
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American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World

American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World (Hardback)

By Baron, David

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This epic story of a nineteenth-century celestial drama will enthrall readers, as the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years plunges America into darkness.

ISBN 9781631490163
Published 27 June 2017 by WW Norton & Co
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House of Lost Worlds: Dinosaurs, Dynasties, and the Story of Life on Earth

House of Lost Worlds: Dinosaurs, Dynasties, and the Story of Life on Earth (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Conniff, Richard

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A gripping tale of 150 years of scientific adventure, research, and discovery at the Yale Peabody Museum This fascinating book tells the story of how one museum changed ideas about dinosaurs, dynasties, and even the story of life on earth. The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural Histo ...

ISBN 9780300226928
Published 15 June 2017 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy

Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy (Hardback)

By Schilling, Govert; Foreword by Rees, Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics and Master Martin, Sir (Trinity College Cambridge)

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The detection of gravitational waves-ripples in spacetime-has already been called the scientific coup of this century. Govert Schilling recounts the struggles that threatened to derail the quest and describes the detector's astounding precision, weaving far-reaching discoveries a ...

ISBN 9780674971660
Published 15 June 2017 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Incompetence, Malpractice, and Cover-Up: Shocking and Unusual Tales of Presidential Doctors

Incompetence, Malpractice, and Cover-Up: Shocking and Unusual Tales of Presidential Doctors (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Winters, Robert W, M. D.

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One would presume that America s presidents have always received the finest medical care available, but that is simply not the case. Malpractice in the White House reveals gross incompetence, botched care, and cover-ups surrounding the diagnoses and medical care administered to a ...

ISBN 9781510716964
Published 23 May 2017 by Skyhorse Publishing
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The Comet Sweeper: Caroline Herschel's Astronomical Ambition

The Comet Sweeper: Caroline Herschel's Astronomical Ambition (Paperback)

By Brock, Claire

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The story of Britain's first female professional scientist, Caroline Herschel

ISBN 9781785781667
Published 25 January 2017 by Icon Books Ltd
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Series Icon Science
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An Entertainment for Angels (Icon Science): Electricity in the Enlightenment

An Entertainment for Angels (Icon Science): Electricity in the Enlightenment (Paperback, New edition)

By Fara, Patricia

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Benjamin Franklin's Enlightenment world of philosophy, spectacle and electricity

ISBN 9781785782077
Published 28 June 2017 by Icon Books Ltd
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The Gene: An Intimate History

The Gene: An Intimate History (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Mukherjee, Siddhartha

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Tells the story of the quest to decipher the master-code that makes and defines humans, that governs our form and function. This book begins in an obscure Augustinian abbey in Moravia in 1856 where a monk stumbles on the idea of a 'unit of heredity'. It reorganizes our understand ...

ISBN 9781847922649
Published 13 June 2016 by Vintage
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Superstition and Science, 1450-1750: Mystics, Sceptics, Truth-Seekers and Charlatans
 

Superstition and Science, 1450-1750: Mystics, Sceptics, Truth-Seekers and Charlatans (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Wilson, Derek

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A multi-faceted story of heroes and villains, mystics and sceptics, earnest seekers of truth and charlatans, a narrative that bristles with the names of remarkable scholars, many famous, some now obscure.

ISBN 9781472135926
Release Date 25 July 2017 by Little, Brown Book Group
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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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