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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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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
Published 15 April 2017 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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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
Published 28 March 2017 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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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
Release Date 23 May 2017 by Skyhorse Publishing
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Science Left Behind: Feel-Good Fallacies and the Rise of the Anti-Scientific Left

Science Left Behind: Feel-Good Fallacies and the Rise of the Anti-Scientific Left (Trade Paperback/Paperback, First Trade Paper Edition)

By Berezow, Alex; Campbell, Hank

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A brash polemic that explains the origins of--and skewers--the left's dangerous, unscientific claims about food, vaccines, and energy--and shows how resistance to scientific progress holds us back

ISBN 9781610393218
Published 4 February 2014 by The Perseus Books Group
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The Truth About Tesla: The Myth of the Lone Genius in the History of Innovation

The Truth About Tesla: The Myth of the Lone Genius in the History of Innovation (Hardback)

By Cooper, Christopher

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The Truth About Tesla is one of the first books to set the record straight, tracing the origin of Tesla's genius to scientists and ideas that far predated him.

ISBN 9781631060304
Published 26 August 2015 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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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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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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