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A biography of the mathematician, reveals the story of an eccentric genius, olympic-class runner, and groundbreaking theoretician whose work is still influencing the science and... Read more
A biography of the mathematician, reveals the story of an eccentric genius, olympic-class runner, and groundbreaking theoretician whose work is still influencing the science and telecommunication systems of the modern world.
Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded Hardback edition by Jim Ottaviani
Jim Ottaviani is the recipient of multiple Eisner and Ignatz Award nominations and was awarded a Xeric Foundation grant. His work has made Booklist's Top 10 Graphic Novels for Youth list, YALSA's Great Graphic Novels for Teens list, and has been selected as a New York Times Editors' Choice. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Leland Purvis is an Eisner and Ignatz Award nominee and an occasional reviewer for the Comics Journal. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
Presents the larger-than-life exploits of Nobel-winning quantum physicist, adventurer, musician, and world-class raconteur, and one of the greatest minds of the twentieth century: Richard Feynman. This title tells the story of the great man's life from his childhood in Long Island to his work on the Manhattan Project and the Challenger disaster.
Jim Ottaviani and Leland Purvis show Turing to be an eccentric, persecuted genius and a groundbreaking theoretician whose seminal work still plays a role in the science and telecommunication systems that fuel our modern world.
Jim Ottaviani returns with an action-packed account of the three greatest primatologists of the last century. Tackling Goodall, Fossey, and Galdikas in turn, and covering the highlights of their respective careers, Primates is an informative look at primatology and at the lives of three of the most remarkable women scientists of the 20th century.
This original graphic novel features famous women scientists including MarieCurie, Emmy Noether, Lise Meitner, Rosalind Franklin, Barbara McClintock, BiruteGaldikas, and Hedy Lamarr. The stories offer a human context often missing whenwe learn about the discoveries attached to these scientists' names. Readers,drawn in by the compelling anecdotes, will discover intriguing characters, whileend notes...
So, you've always wanted to learn how to build an atomic bomb? You're inluck: Jim Ottaviani is not only a comics writer...he also has a master's degreein nuclear engineering! But even though it's not a complete do-it-yourselfmanual (assembly required, and plutonium is definitely not included), Falloutwill bring you up to speed on the science and politics of the first nucleargadgets....
The Xeric Award-winning graphic novel is back in print, in a new edition!From Galileo to Isaac Newton to Richard Feynman, you'll be amazed how thepersonalities of the scientists who shaped our world shaped their lives anddiscoveries. Some are serious, some are humorous, yet each is a compelling taleof science history.
The Wild West provided the setting for some famous battles, but the gunfightat O.K. Corral doesn't hold a candle to the Bone Wars. Following the Civil War,the (Re-)United States turned its attention to the unexplored territoriesbetween the Mississippi and the Pacific. The railroads led the way, and to buildthem we blasted through mountains and leveled valleys and exposed rock thathadn't seen the...
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