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Biography: science, technology & engineering

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The Artist And The Mathematician: The Story of Nicolas Bourbaki, the Genius Mathematician Who Never Existed...

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The Artist And The Mathematician: The Story of Nicolas Bourbaki, the Genius...

Amir D. Aczel

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

Hardback

Nicolas Bourbaki, whose mathematical publications began to appear in the late 1930s was a direct product as well as a major... [more]

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The First Copernican: Georg Joachim Rheticus and the Rise of the Copernican Revolution

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The First Copernican: Georg Joachim Rheticus and the Rise of the Copernican...

Dennis Richard Danielson

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

Hardback

In May, 1539, a young, German mathematician named Georg Joachim Rheticus traveled hundreds of miles across Europe in the hopes... [more]

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Karl Pearson: The Scientific Life in a Statistical Age

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Karl Pearson: The Scientific Life in a Statistical Age

Theodore M. Porter

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

Paperback

Recounts Karl Pearson's extraordinary intellectual adventure and sheds light on the inner life of science. In this book, a... [more]

$78.00

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The Right Stuff

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The Right Stuff

Tom Wolfe

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

Paperback

What is it, I wondered, that makes a man willing to sit on top of an enormous Roman Candle, such as a Redstone, Atlas, Titan,... [more]

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Autobiography

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Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin

Biography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); History; Politics & government; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

/Benjamin Franklin Publisher, inventor, educator, and statesman, Benjamin Franklin was a complex and appealing character.... [more]

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

James T. Costa

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

Paperback

How Darwin found universal evolutionary truths in simple yet ingenious home-spun experiments. [more]

$25.95

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The Truth About Tesla: The Myth of the Lone Genius in the History of Innovation

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The Truth About Tesla: The Myth of the Lone Genius in the History of Innovation...

Christopher Cooper

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism; Technology: general issues; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

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]

$27.99

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Active Labour: Memoirs of a Working-Class Doctor

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Active Labour: Memoirs of a Working-Class Doctor

Percy Rogers

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs

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Percy Rogers was no ordinary doctor. Raised in small Western Australian towns, at fifteen he saved enough to buy a train ticket... [more]

$34.99

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The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: The Story of Paul Erdos and the Search for Mathematical Truth

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The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: The Story of Paul Erdos and the Search for...

Paul Hoffman

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

Hardback

Based on a National Magazine Award-winning article, this masterful biography of Hungarian-born Paul Erdos is both a vivid... [more]

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The Cryotron Files: The strange death of a pioneering Cold War computer scientist

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The Cryotron Files: The strange death of a pioneering Cold War computer...

Douglas Buck, Iain Dey

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; History; The Cold War; Organised crime

Hardback

The true life story of Dudley Buck, an American Cold War hero whose pioneering work with computer chips placed him firmly... [more]

$39.99

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Outside the Asylum: A Memoir of War, Disaster and Humanitarian Psychiatry

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Outside the Asylum: A Memoir of War, Disaster and Humanitarian Psychiatry...

Lynne Jones

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Aid & relief programmes; Armed conflict; Psychiatry

Paperback

Astonishing insight into the life of a humanitarian psychiatrist working in war and disaster zones around the world - from... [more]

$22.99

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Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances

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Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances

Leland Melvin

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

Paperback

Do-it-yourself STEAM experiments inside --Cover. [more]

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The Blink of an Eye: How I Died and Started Living

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The Blink of an Eye: How I Died and Started Living

Rikke Schmidt Kjaergaard

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs

Paperback

The powerful and moving memoir by a scientist and mother of three of how she learned to live again after a sudden severe infection... [more]

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A Five Element Legacy

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A Five Element Legacy

Nora Franglen

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Chinese medicine & acupuncture

Paperback

Nora Franglen reflects on a lifetime of practising five element acupuncture, offering advice and insights into developing... [more]

$32.99

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Mercies in Disguise: A Story of Hope, a Family's Genetic Destiny, and the Science That Rescued Them

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Mercies in Disguise: A Story of Hope, a Family's Genetic Destiny, and the...

Gina Kolata

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Medical genetics; Popular medicine & health; Coping with illness

Paperback

New York Times science reporter Gina Kolata's riveting story of a family's genetic illness and their courageous daughter's... [more]

$23.99

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My Brief History

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My Brief History

Stephen Hawking

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Popular science

Paperback

'His clarity, wit and determination are evident, his understand and good humour moving' New ScientistMy Brief History recounts... [more]

$19.99

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You Can Stop Humming Now: A Doctor's Stories of Life, Death and in Between

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You Can Stop Humming Now: A Doctor's Stories of Life, Death and in Between...

Dr. Daniela J. Lamas

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

An intimate look at the border between sickness and health and life after survival, by a critical care doctor. [more]

$35.00

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The Mesmerist: The Society Doctor Who Held Victorian London Spellbound

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The Mesmerist: The Society Doctor Who Held Victorian London Spellbound

Wendy Moore

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of medicine

Paperback

From the author of the No. 1 bestseller WEDLOCK, the story of two pioneering men of science, and a nation in thrall to mesmerism...... [more]

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101 Things You Didn't Know about Da Vinci: Inventions, Intrigue, and Unfinished Works

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101 Things You Didn't Know about Da Vinci: Inventions, Intrigue, and Unfinished...

Cynthia Phillips, Shana Priwer

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Inventions & inventors

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$21.99

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Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity

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Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity

Dr. Ronald Epstein

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Public health & preventive medicine; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

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101 Things You Didn't Know about Einstein: Sex, Science, and the Secrets of the Universe

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101 Things You Didn't Know about Einstein: Sex, Science, and the Secrets...

Cynthia Phillips, Shana Priwer

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of science

Paperback

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The Cookie Cure: A Mother-Daughter Memoir

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The Cookie Cure: A Mother-Daughter Memoir

Susan Stachler, Laura Stachler

Autobiography: general; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Gender studies: women; Medical profession; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

The story of a mother and daughter following their dreams to fight cancer and change lives, one cookie at a time When twenty-two-year-old... [more]

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The Timothy Leary Project: Inside the Great Counterculture Experiment

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The Timothy Leary Project: Inside the Great Counterculture Experiment

Jennifer Ulrich

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Popular culture; Psychology

Hardback

Explore the life and mind of Timothy Leary through his kaleidoscopic archive [more]

$39.99

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The Man Who Saw Tomorrow: The Life and Inventions of Stanford R. Ovshinsky

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The Man Who Saw Tomorrow: The Life and Inventions of Stanford R. Ovshinsky...

Lillian Hoddeson (Professor Emerita of History, University of Illinois), Peter K. Garrett (Emeritus Professor of English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Inventions & inventors

Hardback

The first full-length biography of a brilliant, self-taught inventor whose innovations in information and energy technology... [more]

$58.99

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision Helped Francis Bacon to Create Modern Science

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision...

John Henry

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of science

Paperback

The scientific life and times of Sir Francis Bacon [more]

$22.99

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