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  • Failure Is Not an Option by Gene Kranz
    Failure Is Not an Option (English, Paperback) Gene Kranz

    This memoir of a veteran NASA flight director tells riveting stories from the early days of the Mercury program through Apollo 11 (the moon landing) and Apollo 13, for both of which Kranz was flight director....

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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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  • Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson
    Leonardo Da Vinci (English, Paperback) Walter Isaacson

    The author of the acclaimed bestsellers Benjamin Franklin, Einstein, and Steve Jobs delivers an engrossing biography of Leonardo da Vinci, the world's most creative genius.

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  • Lore of Nutrition by Tim Noakes
    Lore of Nutrition (English, Paperback) Tim Noakes, Marika Sboros

    ?In the context of junk diets, embedded scientists, corrupt ? or simply ignorant ? doctors and dietitians, human health and omertàs, what you believe about your personal nutrition will determine not just how you live, but also how you die.? ? Tim NoakesWhat would you do if you discovered that the food you have been told is good for you is actually the cause of your ill health ?? In December...

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  • Wings on My Sleeve by Captain Eric Brown
    Wings on My Sleeve (English, Paperback) Captain Eric Brown

    The autobiography of one of the greatest pilots in history

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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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  • My Inventions and Other Writings by Nikola Tesla
    My Inventions and Other Writings (English, Paperback) Nikola Tesla

    Includes three additional articles by the author which were published in "The Electrical Experimenter" magazine and represent the breadth of his interests: "Tesla would pour Lightning from Airships to Consume Foe" (1916), "The Action of The Eye" (1893), "The Problem of Increasing Human Energy" (1900).

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  • The Cancer Cure That Worked by Barry Lynes
    The Cancer Cure That Worked (English, Paperback) Barry Lynes

    A detailed account of Rife's inventions and discoveries is the subject of The Cancer Cure That Worked. This startling book documents events from 1913 to the time of Rife's death in 1972. Rife was an optical engineer and technician of great skill. His first success was the building of the Universal Microscope in the late 1920s. With it he was able to view the living cancer virus -- a feat our...

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  • Man of Iron by Julian Glover
    Man of Iron (English, Paperback) Julian Glover

    The enthralling Sunday Times-bestselling biography of the shepherd boy who changed the world with his revolutionary engineering and whose genius we still benefit from today...

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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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  • The Life Scientific: Explorers by Anna Buckley
    The Life Scientific: Explorers (English, Hardback) Anna Buckley

    The new book from the BBC Radio 4 hit series The Life Scientific

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  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (English, Paperback) Rebecca Skloot

    The internationally bestselling story of a young woman whose death in 1951 changed medical science for ever . . .

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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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  • 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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  • The Ascent of John Tyndall by Roland Jackson
    The Ascent of John Tyndall (English, Hardback) Roland Jackson

    John Tyndall was a leading scientific figure in Victorian Britain, who established the physical basis of the greenhouse effect, and why the sky is blue. This rich biography describes the colourful life and achievements of this brilliant communicator, physicist, and mountaineer, who ascended from humble beginnings to the heart of Victorian society.

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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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  • Einstein by Walter Isaacson
    Einstein (English, Paperback) Walter Isaacson

    The first full biography of Albert Einstein since all of his papers have become available -- a fully realised portrait of this extraordinary human being, and great genius.

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  • James Sowerby by Paul Henderson
    James Sowerby (English, Hardback) Paul Henderson

    James Sowerby (1757-1822) was an outstanding artist and natural historian, renowned for his discoveries and prodigious output of beautiful, scientific books of plants, fungi, animals, fossils and minerals, all during the age of Enlightenment in Great Britain.

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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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