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  • My Inventions by Nikola Tesla
    My Inventions (English, Paperback) Nikola Tesla

    The Croatian-American inventor recounts the story of his life, from his schooling and work in Europe to development of the alternating-current induction motor. Includes "The Problem of Increasing Human Energy."

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  • Into the Magic Shop by Director James R Doty
    Into the Magic Shop (English, Paperback) Director James R Doty

    The award-winning New York Times bestseller about the extraordinary things that can happen when we harness the power of both the brain and the heart...

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  • Working Stiff by Judy Melinek
    Working Stiff (English, Paperback) Judy Melinek, T. J. Mitchell

    Fearless memoir of a forensic pathologist's "rookie season" as a NYC medical examiner, and the cases that shaped her as both a physician and mother.

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  • All in Good Time by George Daniels
    All in Good Time (English, Hardback) George Daniels

    Tells the story of George Daniels, the master mechanic, who was born into poverty in London but raised himself to become the greatest watchmaker of the twentieth century. This revised edition also contains a section that illustrates and describes over thirty of the pocket and wrist-watches Daniels himself has made over the years.

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  • This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay
    This is Going to Hurt (English, CD-Audio) Adam Kay

    The often hilarious, at times horrifying and occasionally heartbreaking diaries of a former junior doctor, and the story of why he decided to hang up his stethoscope.

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  • Graphic Science by Darryl Cunningham
    Graphic Science (English, Paperback) Darryl Cunningham

    Celebrated cartoonist Darryl Cunningham draws compelling portraits of seven scientists who for reasons of gender, race, mental health, poverty - excessive wealth, even - have not won the recognition they deserve. Antoine Lavoisier, Mary Anning, George Washington Carver, Alfred Wegener, Nikola Tesla, Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Fred Hoyle.

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  • An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield
    An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth (English, Paperback) Chris Hadfield

    An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth is an inspirational memoir of space exploration and hard-won wisdom, from an astronaut who has spent a lifetime making the impossible a reality.

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  • Your Life In My Hands - a Junior Doctor's Story by Rachel Clarke
    Your Life In My Hands - a Junior Doctor's Story (English, Paperback) Rachel Clarke

    'I am a junior doctor. It is 4 a.m. I have run arrest calls, treated life-threatening bleeding, held the hand of a young woman dying of cancer, scuttled down miles of dim corridors wanting to sob with sheer exhaustion, forgotten to eat, forgotten to drink, drawn on every fibre of strength that I possess to keep my patients safe from harm.'...

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  • Spacewalker by Jerry Ross
    Spacewalker (English, Paperback) Jerry Ross, John Norberg

    From the age of ten, looking up at the stars, Jerry Ross knew that he wanted to journey into space. This autobiography tells the story of how he came not only to achieve that goal, but to become the most-launched astronaut in history, as well as a NASA veteran whose career spanned the entire US Space Shuttle program.

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  • My Dear Li by Werner Heisenberg
    My Dear Li (English, Hardback) Werner Heisenberg, Elisabeth Heisenberg

    Personal letters reveal the quandary of a prominent German physicist during the Nazi years and the strength he shared with his loving wife

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  • The Skeleton Cupboard by Tanya Byron
    The Skeleton Cupboard (English, Paperback) Tanya Byron

    Tanya Byron shares powerful stories from her final years of training as a clinical psychologist

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  • The Human Kind by Peter Dorward
    The Human Kind (English, Hardback) Peter Dorward

    The Human Kind is a compelling account of some of the hardest cases in one doctor's career.

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  • The Veterinary Detectives by Roger Windsor
    The Veterinary Detectives (English, Hardback) Roger Windsor

    In the second volume of his memoirs Roger tells the story of a pioneering British veterinary aid project, established in conjunction with a local farmers' co-operative, to bring self-financing veterinary services to thousands of dairy, farmers and llama and alpaca keepers in the high Andes in southern Peru.

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  • Recollections of a Civil War Medical Cadet by Burt Green Wilder
    Recollections of a Civil War Medical Cadet (English, Hardback) Burt Green Wilder

    In July 1862, Burt Green Wilder left Boston to join Dr. Francis Brown, a surgeon working at Judiciary Square Hospital, one of the new army pavilion hospitals in Washington, D.C. Forty five years after the war ended Wilder began to draft his recollections of an era that had transformed him personally and radically altered American medicine.

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  • Defying Limits by Dr. Dave Williams
    Defying Limits (English, Hardback) Dr. Dave Williams

    An inspirational, uplifting, and life-affirming memoir about passion, resilience and living life to the fullest, from Dr. Dave Williams, one of Canada's most accomplished astronauts....

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  • Spaceman by Mike Massimino
    Spaceman (English, Paperback) Mike Massimino, Tanner Colby

    The extraordinary and inspirational story of US astronaut Mike Massimino

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  • A Scientist in Wonderland by Professor Edzard Ernst
    A Scientist in Wonderland (English, Paperback) Professor Edzard Ernst

    This memoir provides a unique insight into the cutthroat politics of academic life and offers a sobering reflection on the damage already done by pseudoscience in the field of medicine.

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  • Outside the Asylum by Lynne Jones
    Outside the Asylum (English, Paperback) Lynne Jones

    Astonishing insight into the life of a humanitarian psychiatrist working in war and disaster zones around the world - from Bosnia and 'mission-accomplished' Iraq, to tsunami-affected Aceh, post-earthquake Haiti and 'the Jungle' in Calais.

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  • Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything by Jane Hawking
    Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything (English, Paperback) Jane Hawking

    The basis of the motion picture starring Eddie Redmayne as Hawking and Felicity Jones as his wife Jane. This biography chronicles their relationship, from his early development of ALS to his success in physics.

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  • The Correspondence of Charles Hutton by Dr. Benjamin Wardhaugh
    The Correspondence of Charles Hutton (English, Hardback) Dr. Benjamin Wardhaugh

    This book is the first edition of the surviving correspondence of celebrated Georgain mathematician and educator Charles Hutton (1737-1823).

    $85.33 $100.00
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