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Copernicus: A Very Short Introduction

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Copernicus: A Very Short Introduction

Owen Gingerich (Professor Emeritus of Astronomy and History of Science, Harvard University)

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

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In this Very Short Introduction, leading historian of science Owen Gingerich offers a fascinating portrait of Nicolaus Copernicus... [more]

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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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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]

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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

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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

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

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Einstein's Jury: The Race to Test Relativity

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Einstein's Jury: The Race to Test Relativity

Jeffrey Crelinsten

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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Presents the story of how astronomers in Germany, England, and America competed to test Einstein's developing theory of relativity.... [more]

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On the Move: A Life

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On the Move: A Life

Oliver Sacks

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Popular science

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An impassioned, tender and joyous memoir by the author of Musicophilia and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. [more]

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Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood

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Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood

Oliver Sacks

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Popular science

Paperback

The bestselling author of Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for A Hat and Musicophilia. [more]

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Surgery, The Ultimate Placebo: A Surgeon Cuts Through the Evidence

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Surgery, The Ultimate Placebo: A Surgeon Cuts Through the Evidence

Harris

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Medicine; Surgery

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For many complaints and conditions, the benefits from surgery are lower, and the risks higher, than you or your surgeon think.... [more]

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A Numerate Life, A

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A Numerate Life, A

John Allen Paulos

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

Paperback

Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky  meta-memoir  raises questions about our lives that most... [more]

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Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine

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Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn...

Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession; History of medicine; Surgery; Mathematics & Sciences

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Thomas Mutter was an audacious medical innovator who pioneered the use of ether as anaesthesia, the sterilisation of surgical... [more]

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Carl Jung: Wounded Healer of the Soul

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Carl Jung: Wounded Healer of the Soul

Claire Dunne

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Analytical & Jungian psychology

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This is the first fully-illustrated biography of one of the greatest thinkers of the 20th century, famous for his pioneering... [more]

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Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

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Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created...

Walter Isaacson

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Computer science

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Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson's story of the people who created the... [more]

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Graeme Clark: The Man Who Invented the Bionic Ear

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Graeme Clark: The Man Who Invented the Bionic Ear

Mark Worthing

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Audiology & otology

Paperback

The story of the man behind one of the truly great inventions of the late twentieth century: the cochlear implant which has... [more]

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Dark Emu: Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident?

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Dark Emu: Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident?

Bruce Pascoe

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Humanities; Australasian & Pacific history; The environment; History of engineering & technology; The natural world, country life & pets

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Dark Emu argues for a reconsideration of the 'hunter-gatherer' tag for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians and attempts to... [more]

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The Truth About Tesla

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The Truth About Tesla

Christopher Cooper

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Inventions & inventors

Hardback

The Truth About Tesla is one of the first books to set the record straight, tracing the origin of Tesla's genius to scientists... [more]

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The Boy Who Played with Fusion: Extreme Science, Extreme Parenting and How to Make a Star

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The Boy Who Played with Fusion: Extreme Science, Extreme Parenting and How...

Tom Clynes

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Hardback

By the age of 11, Taylor Wilson had mastered the science of rocket propulsion. At 13, his grandmother's cancer diagnosis drove... [more]

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Planck: Driven by Vision, Broken by War

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Planck: Driven by Vision, Broken by War

Brandon R. Brown (Professor of Physics, University of San Francisco)

Biography: science, technology & engineering; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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The biography of Max Planck, a brilliant scientist living in Nazi Germany, and a man considered to be the father of quantum... [more]

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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

Chris Hadfield

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

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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth is an inspirational memoir of space exploration and hard-won wisdom, from an astronaut... [more]

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Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes

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Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes

Svante Paabo

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical); History of engineering & technology

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Neanderthal Man tells the story of geneticist Svante Paabo's mission to answer this question, and recounts his ultimately... [more]

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The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

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The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Fiction & Literature; Medical research; Popular science

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The internationally bestselling story of a young woman whose death in 1951 changed medical science for ever . . . [more]

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Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything

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Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything

Jane Hawking

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

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Soon to be a major motion picture starring Eddie Redmayne as Hawking and Felicity Jones as his wife Jane. It chronicles their... [more]

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