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Robert Recorde: The Life and Times of a Tudor Mathematician

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Robert Recorde: The Life and Times of a Tudor Mathematician

Fenny Smith, Gareth Roberts

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics

Paperback

The inventor of the equals sign (=), Robert Recorde (1510?<br /><br />-1558)... [more]

$46.99

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Fermi Remembered

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Fermi Remembered

James W. Cronin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

Paperback

Nobel laureate and scientific luminary Enrico Fermi (1901-54) was a pioneering nuclear physicist whose contributions to the... [more]

$54.99

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Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science

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Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science

Richard Yeo

Biography: science, technology & engineering; British & Irish history; History of science; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

Interprets a relatively unexplored set of primary archival sources: the notes and notebooks of some of the leading figures... [more]

$88.00

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In the Eye of the Storm: The autobiography of Sir John Houghton

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In the Eye of the Storm: The autobiography of Sir John Houghton

John Houghton

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Global warming

Paperback

The life of one of the world's most influential climate-change scientists - and his battle to get the truth heard. [more]

$19.99

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Albert Einstein, The Human Side: Glimpses from His Archives

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Albert Einstein, The Human Side: Glimpses from His Archives

Albert Einstein

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Diaries, letters & journals; History of science; Physics

Paperback

Offers a selection of personal papers. This title includes rhymes, an exchange with Queen Elizabeth of Belgium about fine... [more]

$34.99

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Ian Frazer: The Man Who Saved A Million Lives

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Ian Frazer: The Man Who Saved A Million Lives

Madonna King

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical research

Paperback

The major Australian biography of 2013 When Professor Ian Frazer was awarded the patent for the vaccine to cervical cancer,... [more]

$29.95

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Brian Cox: The Unauthorised Biography of the Man Who Brought Science to the Nation

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Brian Cox: The Unauthorised Biography of the Man Who Brought Science to...

Ben Falk

Television; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Physics

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Featuring exclusive interviews and in-depth research, this book delves into the fascinating universe of Brian Cox, the man... [more]

$18.99

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Emil Du Bois-Reymond: Neuroscience, Self, and Society in Nineteenth-Century Germany

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Emil Du Bois-Reymond: Neuroscience, Self, and Society in Nineteenth-Century...

Gabriel Ward Finkelstein

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of science; Neurosciences

Hardback

Emil du Bois-Reymond is the most important forgotten intellectual of the nineteenth century. In his own time (1818--1896)... [more]

$79.00

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Eugene Braunwald and the Rise of Modern Medicine

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Eugene Braunwald and the Rise of Modern Medicine

Thomas H. Lee (Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA)

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of medicine; Cardiovascular medicine

Hardback

Much of the improved survival rate from heart attack can be traced to Eugene Braunwald's work. He proved that myocardial infarction... [more]

$67.00

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Ian Frazer: The Man Who Saved A Million Lives

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Ian Frazer: The Man Who Saved A Million Lives

Madonna King

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical research

Hardback

The major Australian biography of 2013 When Professor Ian Frazer was awarded the patent for the vaccine to cervical cancer,... [more]

$45.00

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Surgeon in Blue: Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War Doctor Who Pioneered Battlefield Care

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Surgeon in Blue: Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War Doctor Who Pioneered...

Scott McGaugh

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Warfare & defence

Hardback

The first full-length biography of the Civil War surgeon who, over the course of the war s bloodiest battles from Antietam... [more]

$44.99

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Dr. Feelgood: The Shocking Story of the Doctor Who May Have Changed History by Treating and Drugging JFK, Marilyn, Elvis, and Other Prominent Figures

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Dr. Feelgood: The Shocking Story of the Doctor Who May Have Changed History...

Richard A. Lertzman, William J. Birnes

Biography: science, technology & engineering

Hardback

Through well-researched prose and interviews with celebrities including George Clooney, Jerry Lewis, Yogi Berra, and Sid Caesar,... [more]

$42.99

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Military Science of Star Wars

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Military Science of Star Wars

George Beahm

Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Science fiction; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

An in-depth, unofficial look at the military science of the Star Wars Universe. Includes an critical look at tactics, technology,... [more]

$50.95  $45.85

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William Cox: Blue Mountains Road Builder and Pastoralist

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William Cox: Blue Mountains Road Builder and Pastoralist

Richard Cox

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History; Highway & traffic engineering

Paperback

William Cox (1764??1837) was a soldier, road builder, and pioneering pastoralist in the colony of New South Wales. He made... [more]

$29.95

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Robert Recorde: The Life and Times of a Tudor Mathematician

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Robert Recorde: The Life and Times of a Tudor Mathematician

Fenny Smith, Gareth Roberts

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics

Hardback

The inventor of the equals sign (=), Robert Recorde (1510?<br /><br />-1558)... [more]

$165.00

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Eureka!: Science's Greatest Thinkers and Their Key Breakthroughs

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Eureka!: Science's Greatest Thinkers and Their Key Breakthroughs

Hazel Muir

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Popular science

Hardback

A collection of history's greatest scientific thinkers and their key discoveries. [more]

$24.99

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The Cosmonaut Who Couldn't Stop Smiling: The Life and Legend of Yuri Gagarin

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The Cosmonaut Who Couldn't Stop Smiling: The Life and Legend of Yuri Gagarin...

Andrew L. Jenks

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

Paperback

Let's go! With that, the boyish, grinning Yuri Gagarin launched into space on April 12, 1961, becoming the first human being... [more]

$65.00

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Doc: True Tales of Mishaps, Emergencies, and Miracles from a Montana Physician

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Doc: True Tales of Mishaps, Emergencies, and Miracles from a Montana Physician...

R. E. Losee, MD, R E Losee

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession

Hardback

The four hundred townspeople of Ennis, Montana needed a doctor and Ronald E. Losee, MD, became Doc. This moving account... [more]

$42.99

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On the Origin of Species: The Illustrated Edition

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On the Origin of Species: The Illustrated Edition

Charles Darwin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Paperback

Offers Charles Darwin's paradigm-shattering masterpiece that brings his life and controversial theories into full view. This... [more]

$37.99

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The Hungry Heart

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The Hungry Heart

Peter Wells

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Biography: religious & spiritual; Christian mission & evangelism; Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

I love doubters: of a truly honest doubter I have great hope. Printer, botanist and missionary, William Colenso was a nineteenth... [more]

$45.00

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Quantum Leap: How John Polkinghorne found God in science and religion

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Quantum Leap: How John Polkinghorne found God in science and religion

Karl W. Giberson, Karl W. Giberson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Biography: religious & spiritual; Religion & science; Christian theology; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

Paperback

Key issues in science and religion through the life and work of John Polkinghorne. [more]

$16.99

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Mountains Beyond Mountains: One doctor's quest to heal the world

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Mountains Beyond Mountains: One doctor's quest to heal the world

Tracy Kidder

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medicine: general issues

Paperback

As a medical student, Dr Paul Farmer found his life's calling: to cure infectious diseases and to bring the lifesaving tools... [more]

$24.99

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Dream Life: An Experimental Memoir

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Dream Life: An Experimental Memoir

J. Allan Hobson

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering

Hardback

A pioneer in sleep and dream science surveys his life and work through the lens of dreaming and consciousness. [more]

$64.99

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Snake-bitten: Eric Worrell and the Australian Reptile Park

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Snake-bitten: Eric Worrell and the Australian Reptile Park

Kevin Markwell, Nancy Cushing

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

This book traces the life and times of Eric Worrell, the original reptile danger man and naturalist, and the iconic tourist... [more]

$39.95

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Lenin's Laureate: Zhores Alferov's Life in Communist Science

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Lenin's Laureate: Zhores Alferov's Life in Communist Science

Paul R. Josephson (Associate Professor of History, Colby College)

Biography: science, technology & engineering; European history; History of science; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

The life and work of a leading Soviet physicist and an exploration of the strengths and weaknesses of Soviet science from... [more]

$19.99

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