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Priest of Nature: The Religious Worlds of Isaac Newton

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Priest of Nature: The Religious Worlds of Isaac Newton

Rob Iliffe

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Protestantism & Protestant Churches; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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The first major book on Isaac Newton's writings on religious topics in over 35 years, Priest of Nature traces the life of... [more]

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Radio Astronomer: John Bolton and a New Window on the Universe

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Radio Astronomer: John Bolton and a New Window on the Universe

Peter Robertson

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods

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The leading Australian astronomer of his generation, John Bolton, was born in Sheffield and educated at Cambridge University.... [more]

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Into the Gray Zone: A Neuroscientist Explores the Border Between Life and Death

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Into the Gray Zone: A Neuroscientist Explores the Border Between Life and...

Adrian Owen (Mrc Cognition & Brain Sciences Cambridge UK)

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Medical profession; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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In this startling and thought-provoking book, which will remind readers of works by Oliver Sacks and Atul Gawande, a world-renowned... [more]

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the...

Nathalia Holt

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

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Holt reveals the fascinating untold story of the heroic women who made America's space program possible. --Cate Lineberry,... [more]

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Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

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Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Ashlee Vance

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Entrepreneurship; Children's & Educational

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Elon Musk is an inspirational role model for young entrepreneurs, breaking boundaries and revolutionising the tech-world.... [more]

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The Man Who Designed The Future: Norman Bel Geddes and the Invention of Twentieth-Century America

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The Man Who Designed The Future: Norman Bel Geddes and the Invention of...

B. Alexandra Szerlip

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering

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Norman Bel Geddes designed everything from Broadway sets to Chrysler cars; from the first all-weather stadium to Futurama,... [more]

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The Comet Sweeper: Caroline Herschel's Astronomical Ambition

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The Comet Sweeper: Caroline Herschel's Astronomical Ambition

Claire Brock

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods

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The story of Britain's first female professional scientist, Caroline Herschel [more]

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English Surgeon

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English...

Cherry Lewis

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Political ideologies; History of medicine; Diseases & disorders

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The first-ever biography of the man behind the disease - and a pioneer of medical science [more]

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Beasts in My Belfry

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Beasts in My Belfry

Gerald Durrell

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Zoology & animal sciences; Travel & holiday

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From one of Britain's best loved authors and pioneering naturalists. [more]

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True Genius

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True Genius

Joel N. Shurkin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

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The first biography of Richard Garwin, a physicist whose work has had wide-ranging impacts on modern life from well-known... [more]

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This Close to Happy: A Reckoning with Depression

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This Close to Happy: A Reckoning with Depression

Daphne Merkin

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Psychology; Abnormal psychology; Medical profession

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This Close to Happy is the rare, vividly personal account of what it feels like to suffer from clinical depression, written... [more]

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Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe

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Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe...

Mike Massimino

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

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The extraordinary and inspirational story of US astronaut Mike Massimino [more]

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30-Second Einstein: The 50 fundamentals of his work, life and legacy, each explained in half a minute

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30-Second Einstein: The 50 fundamentals of his work, life and legacy, each...

Brian Clegg

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

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Spend 30 seconds a day in the company of a colossus from the world of science, and you will soon have his whole story-both... [more]

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Apollo Pilot: The Memoir of Astronaut Donn Eisele

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Apollo Pilot: The Memoir of Astronaut Donn Eisele

Donn Eisele

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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In October 1968 Donn Eisele flew with fellow astronauts Walt Cunningham and Wally Schirra into Earth orbit in Apollo 7, the... [more]

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Einstein: A Biography

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Einstein: A Biography

Jurgen Neffe

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Physics

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In Einstein: A Biography, Jurgen Neffe presents a clear and probing portrait of the man behind the myth. He recounts Einstein's... [more]

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Marrow: A Love Story

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Marrow: A Love Story

Elizabeth Lesser

Biography; Autobiography: general; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Gender studies: women; Medical profession

Paperback

The author of ... Broken Open returns with a ... memoir of two sisters who, in the face of a bone marrow transplant--one the... [more]

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Wizard: The Life And Times Of Nikola Tesla: Biography of a Genius

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Wizard: The Life And Times Of Nikola Tesla: Biography of a Genius

Marc J. Seifer

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

Paperback

Originally published: Secaucus, N.J.: Carol Pub., 1996. [more]

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A Curious Life

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A Curious Life

Robert Tindle

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Medical research; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

One man's path to discovery and the breakthrough that saved thousands of lives. [more]

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Buen Doctor (When Breath Becomes Air Spanish)

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Buen Doctor (When Breath Becomes Air Spanish)

Paul Kalanithi

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Sociology: death & dying; Medical profession; Languages & ESL

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Paul Kalanithi, a young and promising neurosurgeon, received a devastating diagnosis of stage IV lung cancer at the age of... [more]

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Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science

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Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science

Richard Dawkins

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In An Appetite for Wonder, the author brought us his memoir of the first 35 years of his life from early childhood in Africa... [more]

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Dr James Barry: A Woman Ahead of Her Time

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Dr James Barry: A Woman Ahead of Her Time

Jeremy Dronfield, Michael du Preez

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Gender studies, gender groups; Surgery

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A Sunday Times Best Book of the Year and a BBC Radio 2 Book Club pick - the remarkable story of the extraordinary woman who... [more]

$35.99

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The Wright Brothers: The Dramatic Story Behind the Legend

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The Wright Brothers: The Dramatic Story Behind the Legend

David McCullough

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History; Inventions & inventors; Aerospace & aviation technology; Aircraft: general interest

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Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the brothers who taught... [more]

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The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science: Costa & Royal Society Prize Winner

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The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the Lost...

Andrea Wulf

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

Before Longitude no one remembered John Harrison. The Invention of Nature does the same for Alexander von Humboldt [more]

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The Hospital by the River

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The Hospital by the River

Catherine Hamlin, John Little

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Public health & preventive medicine; Health systems & services

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Gynaecologists Catherine and Reg Hamlin left Australia in 1959 on a short contract to establish a midwifery school in Ethiopia.... [more]

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Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World

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Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World

Marc Raboy (McGill University)

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Communications engineering & telecommunications

Hardback

A biography that traces the origins and emergence of global communication through the life and career of Guglielmo Marconi,... [more]

$49.95

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