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Energy, the Subtle Concept: The Discovery of Feynman's Blocks from Leibniz to Einstein
 

Energy, the Subtle Concept: The Discovery of Feynman's Blocks from Leibniz to Einstein (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Coopersmith, Jennifer

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This book explains the idea of energy by tracing the story of its discovery, from Galileo through to Einstein. It explains the physics using the minimum of mathematics, presenting both a gripping historical narrative and a fascinating introduction to an elusive physical concept.

ISBN 9780198716747
Release Date 28 May 2015 by Oxford University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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The Man Who Touched His Own Heart: True Tales of Science, Surgery, and Mystery

The Man Who Touched His Own Heart: True Tales of Science, Surgery, and Mystery (Hardback)

By Dunn, Rob

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The secret history of our most vital organ--the human heart

ISBN 9780316225793
Published 10 March 2015 by Little, Brown
Interest Age All ages
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Eureka: Discovering Your Inner Scientist

Eureka: Discovering Your Inner Scientist (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Orzel, Chad

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Even in the twenty-first century the popular image of a scientist is a reclusive genius in a lab coat, mixing formulas or working out equations inaccessible to all but the initiated few. The idea that scientists are somehow smarter than the rest of us is a common, yet dangerous, ...

ISBN 9780465074969
Published 1 March 2015 by The Perseus Books Group
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Embryos Under the Microscope: The Diverging Meanings of Life

Embryos Under the Microscope: The Diverging Meanings of Life (Hardback)

By Maienschein, Jane

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Jane Maienschein examines how understanding of embryos evolved from the speculations of natural philosophers to bioengineering, with its life-enhancing therapies. She shows that research on embryos has always seemed promising to some but frightening to others, and makes the case ...

ISBN 9780674725553
Published 9 May 2014 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Interest Age Young Adults
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The Moral Arc

The Moral Arc (Hardback)

By Shermer, Michael

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Explains how abstract reasoning, rationality, empiricism, skepticism - scientific ways of thinking - have profoundly changed the way we perceive morality and, indeed, move us ever closer to a more just world.

ISBN 9780805096910
Published 1 March 2015 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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Philosophy of Science: A Very Short Introduction

Philosophy of Science: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Okasha, Samir

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Provides an overview of the main themes of contemporary philosophy of science. Beginning with a short history of science, this book goes on to investigate the nature of scientific reasoning, scientific explanation, revolutions in science, and theories, such as realism and anti-re ...

ISBN 9780192802835
Published 1 August 2002 by Oxford University Press
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Series Very Short Introductions
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A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)

A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra) (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Oakley, Barbara

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At a time when two-thirds of American high school students are not proficient in math, this book comes to the rescue of math-phobes of all ages. Whether you are a college student struggling to fulfill a math requirement or a professional in a field requiring high-level analytic s ...

ISBN 9780399165245
Published 24 September 2014 by Penguin
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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 Meaning of Human Existence

The Meaning of Human Existence (Hardback)

By Wilson, Edward O.

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Challenging a purely mechanistic view of human existence, Edward O. Wilson examines what makes human beings supremely different from all other species.

ISBN 9780871401007
Published 27 October 2014 by WW Norton & Co
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The Science Delusion: Feeling the Spirit of Enquiry

The Science Delusion: Feeling the Spirit of Enquiry (Paperback)

By Sheldrake, Rupert

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The scientific counterargument to Richard Dawkin's The God Delusion

ISBN 9781444727944
Published 12 February 2013 by Hodder & Stoughton
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