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From Galileo to Newton by A. Rupert Hall
From Galileo to Newton

Tracing the revolution in physics initiated by Galileo and culminating in Newton's achievements, this book surveys the work of Huygens, Leeuwenhoek, Boyle, Descartes, and others. 35 illustrations.
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A Tale of Two Continents: A Physicist's Life in a Turbulent World by Abraham Pais
A Tale of Two Continents: A Physicist's Life in a Turbulent World

"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.

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Henry Winstanley and the Eddystone Lighthouse by Adam Hart-Davis & Emily Troscianko
Henry Winstanley and the Eddystone Lighthouse

On 26 November 1703, during the worst storm that Britain had ever seen, Henry Winstanley died in his pioneering lighthouse as it was blown apart. He had defied incredible odds to build the first Eddystone Lighthouse in 1698, saving the lives of many sailors
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Voyage Through Time: Walks Of Life To The Nobel Prize by Ahmed H. Zewail
Voyage Through Time: Walks Of Life To The Nobel Prize

From a beginning in an Egyptian delta town and the port of Alexandria to the scenic vistas of sunny southern California, Ahmed Zewail takes us on a voyage through time — his own life and the split-second world of the femtosecond. In this endearing
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Falling to Earth by Al Worden & Francis French
Falling to Earth

As command module pilot for the Apollo 15 mission to the moon in 1971, Al Worden flew on what is widely regarded as the greatest exploration mission that humans have ever attempted. He spent six days orbiting the moon, including three days completely alone,
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Don't Call Me Joey: The Wit and Wisdom of Albert "Joey" Belle by Albert Belle
Don't Call Me Joey: The Wit and Wisdom of Albert "Joey" Belle

Telling the full story of one of the most disagreeable sports figures in recent memory, this book chronicles the highs and lows of Albert BelleÔÇ"his tirades and scufflings with reporters, including a profane outburst leveled at NBC reporter Hanna Storm
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Einstein on Politics: His Private Thoughts and Public Stands on Nationalism, Zionism, War, Peace, and the Bomb by Albert Einstein
Einstein on Politics: His Private Thoughts and Public Stands on Nationalism, Zionism, War, Peace, and the Bomb

The most famous scientist of the twentieth century, Albert Einstein was also one of the century's most outspoken political activists. Deeply engaged with the events of his tumultuous times, from the two world wars and the Holocaust, to the atomic bomb

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

Modesty, 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
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Einstein's Essays in Science by Albert Einstein
Einstein's Essays in Science

Speeches and essays in accessible, everyday language profile influential physicists such as Niels Bohr and Isaac Newton. They also explore areas of physics to which the author made major contributions.
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The Tinkerers: The Amateurs, DIYers, and Inventors Who Make America Great by Alec Foege
The Tinkerers: The Amateurs, DIYers, and Inventors Who Make America Great

Having completed her transition from a manufacturing economy, America – it is said – has stopped making things. When there are breakthroughs in engineering and design, it's usually thanks to a team of corporate researchers trying to squeeze
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Listening to Whales: What the Orcas Have Taught Us by Alexandra Morton
Listening to Whales: What the Orcas Have Taught Us

In Listening to Whales, Alexandra Morton shares spellbinding stories about her career in whale and dolphin research and what she has learned from and about these magnificent mammals. In the late 1970s, while working at Marineland in California, Alexandra
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The Basics of Chemistry by Allan Cobb
The Basics of Chemistry

Chemistry is very important to our everyday lives. Knowledge of chemistry has been applied to advance medicine and industry, create useful products and materials, and understand and address environmental changes. This title explores the role of chemistry
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Digital Sisterhood: A Memoir of Fierce Living Online by Ananda Kiamsha Madelyn Leeke
Digital Sisterhood: A Memoir of Fierce Living Online

Ananda Kiamsha Madelyn Leeke became a pioneer in the digital universe twenty-seven years ago, when she logged in to the LexisNexis research service as a first-year law student at Howard University School of Law. She was immediately smitten with what the

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Alan Turing: The Enigma The Centenary Edition by Andrew Hodges
Alan Turing: The Enigma The Centenary Edition

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The Man Who Deciphered Linear B: The Story of Michael Ventris by Andrew Robinson
The Man Who Deciphered Linear B: The Story of Michael Ventris

"Highly readable . . . a fitting tribute to the quiet outsider who taught the professionals their business and increased our knowledge of the human past."—Archaeology Odyssey

More than a century ago, in 1900, one of the great archaeological finds

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The Basics of States of Matter by Anne Wanjie
The Basics of States of Matter

The study of the states of matter is one that we take for granted every day, when we cook, when we breathe, when we use technology. This volume explores the basics of states of matter: solid, liquid, and gas. It delves into the history of some of the great
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The Basics of Biochemistry by Anne Wanjie
The Basics of Biochemistry

Biochemistry, or the study of the chemical processes that occur within living things, has been researched for hundreds of years by a number of great scientific minds. This comprehensive volume not only explores the history and study of biochemistry and
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Me Father was the Keeper: John Smeaton and the Eddystone Light by Anonymous
Me Father was the Keeper: John Smeaton and the Eddystone Light

Me Father was the keeper of the Eddystone light, He married a mermaid one fine night... The Eddystone Rocks are among the most feared and romanticized rock formations in the world. Guarding the approaches to Plymouth, England, over the centuries it has
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Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie Curie by Barbara Goldsmith
Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie Curie

Through family interviews, diaries, letters, and workbooks that had been sealed for over sixty years, Barbara Goldsmith reveals the Marie Curie behind the myth-an all-too-human woman struggling to balance a spectacular scientific career, a demanding family,
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Famous Problems of Geometry and How to Solve Them by Benjamin Bold
Famous Problems of Geometry and How to Solve Them

Delve into the development of modern mathematics and match wits with Euclid, Newton, Descartes, and others. Each chapter explores an individual type of challenge, with commentary and practice problems. Solutions.
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