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  • Dancing with Elephants by Jarem Sawatsky
    Dancing with Elephants (Paperback) Jarem Sawatsky $14.18 $16.95
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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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  • Einstein: The man, the genius, and the Theory of Relativity by Walter Isaacson
    Einstein: The man, the genius, and the Theory of Relativity (Multiple languages, Hardback) Walter Isaacson

    No one has contributed as much to science in the last century as Albert Einstein. Drawing on new research and reproducing documents only recently made available, Einstein reveals the process behind the work and the man behind the science: his experiments in Germany, his marriages and children, his role in the development of the atomic bomb, and his involvement with civil rights groups.

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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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  • Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson
    Leonardo Da Vinci (Hardback) Walter Isaacson

    The author of the internationally-acclaimed bestsellers Benjamin Franklin, Einstein, and Steve Jobsdelivers an engrossing biography of Leonardo da Vinci, the world's most creative genius. The creator of Salvator Mundi (Saviour of the World) officially sold at auction in New York in November 2017 for the record-breaking sum of GBP341 million.

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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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  • 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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  • Your Life In My Hands by Rachel Clarke
    Your Life In My Hands (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Wizard: The Life And Times Of Nikola Tesla by Marc J. Seifer
    Wizard: The Life And Times Of Nikola Tesla (English, Paperback) Marc J. Seifer

    "The story of one of the most prolific, independent, and iconoclastic inventors of this century . . . fascinating."?Scientific American...

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

    2011 Reprint of 1919 Edition. Published in six parts 1919 in the "Electrical Experimenter" Magazine. "My Inventions" is Telsa's autobiographical legacy. Long out of print, "My Inventions" reveals how a relentless photographic memory and runaway imagination almost fatally cursed his childhood in Yugoslavia. Tesla tells how he willfully harnessed his visions to invention, yet never outgrew his...

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  • The Age of Wonder by Richard Holmes
    The Age of Wonder (Paperback) Richard Holmes

    Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize and winner of the Royal Society Prize for Science Books, Richard Holmes's dazzling portrait of the age of great scientific discovery is a groundbreaking achievement.

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  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel by Colin Maggs
    Isambard Kingdom Brunel (English, Paperback) Colin Maggs

    There is little disagreement that Isambard Kingdom Brunel was a towering genius of the Victorian age, but what about the man behind the reputation?

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  • Man of Iron by Julian Glover
    Man of Iron (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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  • 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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  • Einstein by Walter Isaacson
    Einstein (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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  • The Wonderful Mr Willughby by Tim Birkhead
    The Wonderful Mr Willughby (English, Hardback) Tim Birkhead

    From the author of Bird Sense, a biography of Francis Willughby, the man who pulled the study of birds out of the dark ages and formed the foundations of modern ornithology.

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  • Robert Fortune by Alistair Watt
    Robert Fortune (English, Hardback) Alistair Watt

    This is the first full biography of the great Scottish plant collector Robert Fortune, famous for working in China and Japan from 1843 until 1861.

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