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  • 1001 Inventions
    1001 Inventions (English, Paperback) National Geographic

    Take a look at all of the discoveries that led to the great technological advances of our time; engineering, early medicinal practices, and the origins of cartography are just a few of the areas explored in this book.

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  • Quantum Mechanics (A Ladybird Expert Book)
    Quantum Mechanics (A Ladybird Expert Book) (Hardback) Jim Al-Khalili

    Quantum Mechanics is the second book of a new series of titles written for an adult readership and produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds....

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  • What is Life?
    What is Life? (English, Paperback) Erwin Schrodinger

    Nobel laureate Erwin Schrodinger's What is Life? is one of the great science classics of the twentieth century.

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  • Einstein
    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 Man Who Changed Everything
    The Man Who Changed Everything (English, Paperback) Basil Mahon

    Contents 1. A A country boy 2. A Pins and string 3. A Philosophy 4. A Learning to juggle 5. A Blue and yellow make pink 6. A Saturn and statistics 7. A Cast of characters 8. A Spinning cells 9. A The beautiful equations 10. A The Laird at home 11. A The Cavendish 12. A Last days 13. A Maxwella s legacy 14.

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  • The Double Helix
    The Double Helix (Paperback) James Watson

    The story of the most significant biological breakthrough of the century - the discovery of the structure of DNA.

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  • The Lunar Men
    The Lunar Men (Paperback) Jenny Uglow

    Led by Erasmus Darwin, the Lunar Society of Birmingham was formed from a group of amateur experimenters, tradesmen and artisans who met and made friends in the Midlands in the 1760s.

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  • The Science Book
    The Science Book (Hardback) DK

    Explores the history of science, how scientists have sought to explain our incredible universe and how amazing scientific discoveries have been made. This book helps you discover how Galileo worked out his scientific theories of motion and inertia, why Copernicus' ideas were contentious and what the discovery of DNA meant.

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  • The Disappearing Spoon...and other true tales from the Periodic Table
    The Disappearing Spoon...and other true tales from the Periodic Table (Paperback) Sam Kean

    The fascinating tales in The Disappearing Spoon follow carbon, neon, silicon, gold and every single element on the table as they play out their parts in human history, finance, mythology, conflict, the arts, medicine and the lives of the (frequently) mad scientists who discovered them.

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  • Eugenics: A Very Short introduction
    Eugenics: A Very Short introduction (English, Paperback) Professor Philippa Levine

    A concise and gripping account of eugenics from its origins in the twentieth century and beyond.

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  • Fermat's Last Theorem
    Fermat's Last Theorem (English, Paperback) Dr. Simon Singh

    `I have a truly marvellous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.'

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  • Facts from Space!
    Facts from Space! (English, Paperback) Dean Regas

    From the sun's super-hot core to the many moons of Neptune, we're traveling to the far reaches of our solar system and beyond!

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  • Leviathan and the Air-Pump
    Leviathan and the Air-Pump (English, Paperback) Steven Shapin, Simon Schaffer

    Examines the conflicts over the value and propriety of experimental methods between two major seventeenth-century thinkers: Thomas Hobbes, author of the political treatise "Leviathan" and vehement critic of systematic experimentation in natural philosophy, and Robert Boyle, mechanical philosopher and owner of the newly invented air-pump.

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  • The Los Alamos Primer
    The Los Alamos Primer (English, Hardback) Robert Serber

    Presents the classified lectures that galvanized the Manhattan Project scientists. This work provides a brief history of the development of atomic physics up to the day that Serber stood before his blackboard at Los Alamos.

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  • Science in the Archives
    Science in the Archives (English, Paperback) Lorraine Daston

    Science in the Archives reveals affinities and continuities among the sciences of the archives, across many disciplines and centuries, in order to present a better picture of essential archival practices and, thereby, the meaning of science. For in both the natural and human sciences, archives of the most diverse forms make cumulative, collective knowledge possible. Yet in contrast to laboratories, observatories, or the field, archives have yet to be studied across the board as central sites of science. The volume covers episodes in the history of astronomy, geology, genetics, classical philology, climatology, history, medicine, and ancient natural philosophy, as well as fundamental practices such as collecting, retrieval strategies, and data mining. The time frame spans doxology in Greco-Roman antiquity to NSA surveillance techniques and the quantified-self movement. Each chapter explores the practices, politics, economics, and open-ended potential of the sciences of the archives, making this the first book devoted to the role of archives in the natural and human sciences.

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  • The Astronomer and the Witch
    The Astronomer and the Witch (English, Paperback) Ulinka Rublack

    The extraordinary tale of Johannes Kepler, one of the most admired astronomers of all time, and the six long years spent defending his mother from her neighbours' accusations of witchcraft. A story which takes us to the heart of Kepler's changing world.

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  • Explorers' Botanical Notebook
    Explorers' Botanical Notebook (English, Hardback) Florence Thinard, Yannick Fourie

    Tracing the journeys of pioneering botanists who explored the unknown parts of the world, collecting thousands of unusual plants, documenting their expeditions and illustrating their finds.

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  • Copernicus: A Very Short Introduction
    Copernicus: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Owen Gingerich

    In this Very Short Introduction, leading historian of science Owen Gingerich offers a fascinating portrait of Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543), who developed the concept of a heliocentric universe and is a pivotal figure in the birth of modern science.

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  • The Information
    The Information (Paperback) James Gleick

    Winner of the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2012, the world's leading prize for popular science writing.

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  • The Forbidden Universe
    The Forbidden Universe (Paperback) Lynn Picknett, Clive Prince

    The fascinating exploration of the Hermetic origins of modern science and the secret agenda behind the search for the truth from the bestselling team of Lynn Picknett and Clive Prince.

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