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  • Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded by Jim Ottaviani
    Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded (English, Hardback) Jim Ottaviani

    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.

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  • Feynman by Jim Ottaviani
    Feynman (English, Paperback) Jim Ottaviani

    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.

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  • Dignifying Science: Stories About Women Scientists by Jim Ottaviani
    Dignifying Science: Stories About Women Scientists (English, Paperback) Jim Ottaviani, Donna Barr

    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...

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  • Levitation by Jim Ottaviani
    Levitation (English, Paperback) Jim Ottaviani, Janine Johnston

    Presents the story of illusions, with such characters as The Scientist, The American, The Inventor, and The Heir.

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  • Wire Mothers and Inanimate Arms by Jim Ottaviani
    Wire Mothers and Inanimate Arms (English, Paperback) Jim Ottaviani, Dylan Meconis

    Recounts the story of Harry Harlow, a psychologist who speculated, explained, and conducted experiments on whether "love" exists, using rhesus monkeys as subjects.

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  • T-Minus by Jim Ottaviani
    T-Minus (English, Paperback) Jim Ottaviani, Zander Cannon

    Graphic fictionalized retelling of the moon landing.

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  • Primates by Jim Ottaviani
    Primates (English, Hardback) Jim Ottaviani, Maris Wicks

    An interesting and sometimes humorous look at the lives of three of the most important scientists of the twentieth century.

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  • Primates by Jim Ottaviani
    Primates (English, Paperback) Jim Ottaviani

    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.

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  • Two-fisted Science by Jim Ottaviani
    Two-fisted Science (English, Paperback) Jim Ottaviani

    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.

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  • Fallout by Jim Ottaviani
    Fallout (English, Paperback) Jim Ottaviani, Janine Johnston

    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....

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  • The Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded by Jim Ottaviani
    The Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded (English, Paperback) Jim Ottaviani, Leland Purvis

    Alan Turing (1912?1954) was the mathematician credited with cracking the German Enigma code during World War II, enabling the Allies to defeat the Nazis. After the war, Turing went on to launch modern computer science through his creation of the universal Turing machine and the Imitation Game, an artificial-intelligence test that is still in use today. Turing kept his code-breaking work a secret...

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  • Feynman by Jim Ottaviani
    Feynman (English, Hardback) Jim Ottaviani, Leland Myrick

    Written by nonfiction comics mainstay Ottaviani and brilliantly illustrated by First Second author Myrick, "Feynman" 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.

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  • Bone Sharps, Cowboys, and Thunder Lizards by Jim Ottaviani
    Bone Sharps, Cowboys, and Thunder Lizards (English, Paperback) Jim Ottaviani, Zander Cannon

    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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  • Suspended in Language by Jim Ottaviani
    Suspended in Language (English, Paperback) Jim Ottaviani, Leland Purvis

    Einstein looked up to him, the Nazis tried to abduct him, his institute inCopenhagen hosted just about every Nobel prize winner in physics you can name(and then some), and Winston Churchill considered him a dangerous, dangerousman. His friends and enemies agreed: Niels Bohr was more than the father ofquantum mechanics ? he was one of the most important figures of the 20thcentury. The Tony...

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  • Hawking by Jim Ottaviani
    Hawking (English, Hardback) Jim Ottaviani, Leland Myrick $32.48
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