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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
Release Date 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
Release Date 15 March 2017 by Alfred A. Knopf
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Zero Degrees: Geographies of the Prime Meridian

Zero Degrees: Geographies of the Prime Meridian (Hardback)

By Withers, Charles W. J.

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Charles Withers explains how the choice of Greenwich to mark 0 longitude solved problems of global measurement that had engaged geographers, astronomers, and mariners since ancient times. This history is a testament to the power of maps, the challenges of global measurement, and ...

ISBN 9780674088818
Published 15 February 2017 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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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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Ladies of the Field: Early Women Archaeologists and Their Search for Adventure

Ladies of the Field: Early Women Archaeologists and Their Search for Adventure (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Adams, Amanda

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The first women archaeologists were Victorian era adventurers who felt most at home when farthest from it. Canvas tents were their domains, hot Middle Eastern deserts their gardens of inquiry and labor. Thanks to them, prevailing ideas about feminine nature -- soft, nurturing, su ...

ISBN 9781553654339
Published 1 October 2010
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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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The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science

The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science (Paperback)

By Wulf, Andrea

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Before Longitude no one remembered John Harrison. The Invention of Nature does the same for Alexander von Humboldt

ISBN 9781848549005
Published 31 May 2016 by Hodder & Stoughton General Div
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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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Time Travel

Time Travel (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Gleick, James

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From the acclaimed author of The Information and Chaos, a mind-bending exploration of time travel: its subversive origins, its evolution in literature and science, and its influence on our understanding of time itself.

ISBN 9780008207670
Published 31 October 2016 by HarperCollins Publishers
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