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    A Truck Full of Money by Tracy Kidder    A Prophet in Two Countries: The Life of F.E. Simon by Nancy Arms    Frank Julian Sprague: Electrical Inventor and Engineer by William D. Middleton & William D. Middleton III    Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom by George Leopold    My Life a Record of Events and Opinions by Alfred Russel Wallace    Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences, Vol. 2 by Alfred Russel Wallace    Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences, Vol. 1 by Alfred Russel Wallace    Orbit: Icons of Rock and Roll #4: Kurt Cobain, Amy Winehouse, Adele, Bono by Michael Frizell    Summary of The Invention of Nature: by Andrea Wulf | Includes Analysis by Instaread Summaries    Summary of Lab Girl: by Hope Jahren | Includes Analysis by Instaread Summaries    Complexities: Women in Mathematics by Bettye Anne Case    Drive! Henry Ford, George Selden, and the Race to Invent the Auto Age by Lawrence Goldstone    Becoming Steve Jobs by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli | Summary & Analysis: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visiona by Instaread    Introducing Stephen Hawking: A Graphic Guide by J. P. McEvoy    Einstein at Home by Friedrich Herneck    Robert Recorde: Tudor Scholar and Mathematician by Gordon Roberts    Immunity: How Elie Metchnikoff Changed the Course of Modern Medicine by Luba Vikhanski & Luba Vikhanski    Brian Cox: The Unauthorised Biography of the Man Who Brought Science to the Nation by Ben Falk    The Human Side of Science: Edison and Tesla, Watson and Crick, and Other Personal Stories behind Science's Big Ideas by Arthur W. Wiggins & Charles M. Wynn Sr.    Einstein for Anyone: A Quick Read: A concise but up-to-date account of Albert Einstein's life, thought and major achievements. by David Topper    The Oracle of Oil: A Maverick Geologist's Quest for a Sustainable Future by Mason Inman    No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon by Buzz Aldrin & Ken Abraham    Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science by Richard Dawkins | Summary & Analysis by Instaread    Orbit: M?tley Cr?e: Livin' the Fast Life by Michael Frizell    The Magnificent Convergence: Science, Metaphysics and Religion by S. G. Venkataramani    Stephen Hawking: A Life in Science by John Gribbin & Michael White    Faraday as a Discoverer by John Tyndall    A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own and Probably Yours by John Allen Paulos    We Are All Stardust: Scientists Who Shaped Our World Talk about Their Work, Their Lives, and What They Still Want to Know by Stefan Klein    Kepler and the Universe: How One Man Revolutionized Astronomy by David K. Love    Leonhard Euler: Mathematical Genius in the Enlightenment by Ronald S. Calinger    Concussion by Jeanne Marie Laskas    Louis Agassiz - His Life and Correspondence by Elizabeth Cary Agassiz    The Brothers Vonnegut: Science and Fiction in the House of Magic by Ginger Strand    Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian by A. Douglas Stone    Lady Byron and Her Daughters by Julia Markus    Looking for Darwin by Lloyd Spencer Davis    The Quotable Feynman by Richard P. Feynman    Gifted Mind: The Dr. Raymond Damadian Story, Inventor of the MRI by Jeff Kinley & Dr. Raymond Damadian    America's Leap Into Space: My Time at JPL and the First Explorer Satellites by Henry L. Richter    Sonic Wind: The Story of John Paul Stapp and How a Renegade Doctor Became the Fastest Man on Earth by Craig Ryan    Genius At Play: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway by Siobhan Roberts    The General and the Genius: Groves and Oppenheimer ? The Unlikely Partnership that Built the Atom Bomb by James Kunetka    China's Transition to Modernity: The New Classical Vision of Dai Zhen by Minghui Hu    Leonardo Da Vinci's Elements of the Science of Man by Kenneth D. Keele    The Autobiography of Charles Darwin by Charles Darwin    German Rocketeers in the Heart of Dixie: Making Sense of the Nazi Past during the Civil Rights Era by Monique Laney    In Search of Sir Thomas Browne: The Life and Afterlife of the Seventeenth Century's Most Inquiring Mind by Hugh Aldersey-Williams    Women in IT: Inspiring the next generation by BCS the Chartered Institute for It    The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos by Leonard Mlodinow

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"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character

"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character by Richard P. FeynmanThe outrageous exploits of one of this century's greatest scientific minds and a legendary American original.
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"What Do You Care What Other People Think?": Further Adventures of a Curious Character

"What Do You Care What Other People Think?": Further Adventures of a Curious Character by Richard P. FeynmanThe best-selling sequel to "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!"-funny, poignant, instructive.
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101 Things You Didn't Know About Da Vinci

101 Things You Didn't Know About Da Vinci by Shana PriwerEverybody knows Leonardo da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa, drew that famous guy inside a circle, and-oh yeah-has something to do with that code, too. But what about the man behind the myth? Although he's incredibly famous for his artistic achievements, most people don't know much about this genius's life. 101 Things You Didn't Know about Da Vinci takes a fun, fresh look at the master, from his less-than-illustrious origins as an illegitimate child, to his later years hobnobbing with popes, dukes, and kings. This engaging volume is your ticket to all sorts of off-beat tidbits, including how and...
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A Broader Vision

A Broader Vision by John E. BurgenerA VISION GIVES PURPOSE AND ENERGIZES A BROADER VISION is a compelling glimpse into an energized and engaged life of 96 years - based on a vision of life that centered on family, community and God. It describes the world of the 20th century with details of family life, business and world events in short stories and personal reflections. John E. Burgener, a physicist, entrepreneur, writer, photographer, painter, and world traveler, has worn many hats. Born in the midst of World War I, John lived his teenage years in the Great Depression. In spite of difficult economic times he struggled to attend...
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A Life Constructed: Reflections on Breaking Barriers and Building Opportunities

A Life Constructed: Reflections on Breaking Barriers and Building Opportunities by Delon Hampton & Bob KeefeGrowing up on the south side of Chicago in a poor, black, working-class neighborhood, Delon Hampton realized early on that any success he would achieve in life, he had to create on his own. Having earned a place at college, he decided to focus on civil engineering. After completing his graduate and PhD studies at Purdue University, Hampton entered a career that was not always welcoming to an African American-first as an academic and then, in 1973, as the founder of Delon Hampton & Associates (DHA), an engineering consulting firm based in Washington, DC. Over the last forty years, DHA has risen...
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A Life Decoded: My Genome: My Life

A Life Decoded: My Genome: My Life by J. Craig VenterThe triumphant memoir of the man behind one of the greatest feats in scientific history

Of all the scientific achievements of the past century, perhaps none can match the deciphering of the human genetic code, both for its technical brilliance and for its implications for our future. In A Life Decoded, J. Craig Venter traces his rise from an uninspired student to one of the most fascinating and controversial figures in science today. Here, Venter relates the unparalleled drama of the quest to decode the human genome?a goal he predicted he could achieve years earlier and more cheaply than the...

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A Life in Twilight: The Final Years of J. Robert Oppenheimer

A Life in Twilight: The Final Years of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Mark Wolverton

A Life in Twilight reveals the least-known and most enigmatic period of J. Robert Oppenheimer's life, from the public humiliation he endured after the 1954 Atomic Energy Commission's investigation into his alleged communist leanings and connections to his death in 1967. It covers Oppenheimer's continued work as a scientist and philosopher and head of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, his often controversial public appearances, as well as parts of his private life.

What emerges is a portrait of a man who was toppled from the highest echelons of politics and society, had to see his...

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A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own and Probably Yours

A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own and Probably Yours by John Allen PaulosEmploying intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky "meta-memoir" raises questions about our lives that most of us don't think to ask, but arguably should: What part of memory is reliable fact, what part creative embellishment? Which favorite presuppositions are unfounded, which statistically biased? By conjoining two opposing mindsets--the suspension of disbelief required in storytelling and the skepticism inherent in the scientific method--bestselling mathematician John Allen Paulos has created an unusual hybrid, a composite of personal memories and mathematical approaches to re-evaluating...
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A Physicists Labour In War And Peace

A Physicists Labour In War And Peace by E. Walter KellermannThis book is of interest to historians of science and to scientists as well as to the general reader. Historians will be interested in the author's 'revealing view' of the British pre war university system, the establishment of Theoretical Physics as a new discipline in Britain and his commitment to preserve science during the funding battles of the Thatcher years. Physicists will find a clear introduction to the research into one of the greatest puzzles in astrophysics namely the enormous energies created in our cosmos manifested by [ Auger's discovery ] of the 'Grandes Gerbes', the showers of particles currently...
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A Prophet in Two Countries: The Life of F.E. Simon

A Prophet in Two Countries: The Life of F.E. Simon by Nancy Arms

A Prophet in Two Countries: The Life of F.E. Simon is a biography of Franz Simon and his work in physical chemistry toward the development of nuclear energy. Born in a Jewish family in Berlin at the turn of the 20th century, at a time when Germany started repressing the Jews, Franz Simon becomes a doctor in physical chemistry and successfully conducts many scientific experiments. Germany restricts the Jews from obtaining some professions such as university professors, and though Simon successfully passes his "Habilitation

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A Scientist in Wonderland: A Memoir of Searching for Truth and Finding Trouble

A Scientist in Wonderland: A Memoir of Searching for Truth and Finding Trouble by Edzard ErnstThis is the story of the author's life as a doctor and a scientist. Despite a youthful ambition to become a jazz musician, he studied medicine and eventually became a medical research scientist, taking up appointments in Germany, Austria and finally in England. His reverence for the pursuit of truth through the application of scientific methods, coupled with a growing interest in the history of medicine during the Nazi era, did not always endear him to others. At the time he was appointed to the world's first chair in alternative medicine, this was an area of health care that had rarely been...
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A Survey of Combinatorial Theory

A Survey of Combinatorial Theory by Jagdish N. SrivastavaA Survey of Combinatorial Theory
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A Tale of Two Continents: A Physicist's Life in a Turbulent World

A Tale of Two Continents: A Physicist's Life in a Turbulent World by Abraham Pais

"People like myself, who truly feel at home in several countries, are not strictly at home anywhere," writes Abraham Pais, one of the world's leading theoretical physicists, near the beginning of this engrossing chronicle of his life on two continents. The author of an immensely popular biography of Einstein, Subtle Is the Lord, Pais writes engagingly for a general audience. His "tale" describes his period of hiding in Nazi-occupied Holland (he ended the war in a Gestapo prison) and his life in America, particularly at the newly organized Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, then directed...

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A Truck Full of Money

A Truck Full of Money by Tracy Kidder
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Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film "The Imitation Game"

Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film "The Imitation Game" by Andrew Hodges

It is only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954) saved the Allies from the Nazis, invented the computer and artificial intelligence, and anticipated gay liberation by decades--all before his suicide at age forty-one. This acclaimed biography of the founder of computer science, with a new preface by the author that addresses Turing's royal pardon in 2013, is the definitive account of an extraordinary mind and life.

Capturing both the inner and outer drama of Turing's life, Andrew Hodges tells how Turing's revolutionary idea of 1936--the concept of...

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Albert Einstein, The Human Side: Glimpses from His Archives (New in Paperback)

Albert Einstein, The Human Side: Glimpses from His Archives (New in Paperback) by Albert EinsteinModesty, humor, compassion, and wisdom are the traits most evident in this illuminating selection of personal papers from the Albert Einstein Archives. The illustrious physicist wrote as thoughtfully to an Ohio fifth-grader, distressed by her discovery that scientists classify humans as animals, as to a Colorado banker who asked whether Einstein believed in a personal God. Witty rhymes, an exchange with Queen Elizabeth of Belgium about fine music, and expressions of his devotion to Zionism are but some of the highlights found in this warm and enriching book.
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Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences, Vol. 1

Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences, Vol. 1 by Alfred Russel WallaceThis early work by Alfred Russel Wallace was originally published in 1916 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences, Vol. 1.' is a collection of correspondence between Wallace and other scientists, including Charles Darwin. Alfred Russel Wallace was born on 8th January 1823 in the village of Llanbadoc, in Monmouthshire, Wales. Wallace was inspired by the travelling naturalists of the day and decided to begin his exploration career collecting specimens in the Amazon rainforest. He explored the Rio Negra for four years,...
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Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences, Vol. 2

Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences, Vol. 2 by Alfred Russel WallaceThis early work by Alfred Russel Wallace was originally published in 1916 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences, Vol. 1.' is a collection of correspondence between Wallace and other scientists, including Herbert Spencer. Alfred Russel Wallace was born on 8th January 1823 in the village of Llanbadoc, in Monmouthshire, Wales. Wallace was inspired by the travelling naturalists of the day and decided to begin his exploration career collecting specimens in the Amazon rainforest. He explored the Rio Negra for four...
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Almost a Boffin The Memoirs of Group Captain E.E.Vielle, OBE, RAF - Rtd

Almost a Boffin The Memoirs of Group Captain E.E.Vielle, OBE, RAF - Rtd by EE Vielleo continue to live life to the full at 100 years old is quite amazing! In this exhilarating, exciting and at times emotional book EE Vielle takes us through a life which involved several different careers. His early childhood memories draw you into a forgotten world. The threat of hunger during the Great Depression led him away from university to the RAF and flying 150 types of aircraft, not without incident! He guides you through an unexpected account of WW11 which includes mysterious happenings between scientists and some, to date unpublicised, treacherous acts with far reaching implications....
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Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart by Susan SloateThe Great Lives Series

Witness history in the making as you turn the pages of time and discover the fascinating lives of famous explorers, leaders of 20th century politics and government, and great Americans.

Amelia Earhart

Challenging the Skies

When Amelia Earhart vanished over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 during her attempt to make the first round-the-world flight via the equator, it sparked one of the century's greatest mysteries. Did she crash? Was she taken prisoner by the Japanese? Was she on a spying mission for the U.S government? Is she alive today?

The First Woman To Fly Across the Atlantic!...

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