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    Blue Sky Dream by David Beers    Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood by Oliver Sacks MD    Einstein by Philipp Frank    Isaac Newton by James Gleick    Time Lord: Sir Sandford Fleming and the Creation of Standard Time by Clark Blaise    Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies by Lawrence Goldstone    Charles Darwin: The Power of Place by Janet Browne    The Fractalist: Memoir of a Scientific Maverick by Benoit Mandelbrot    The Science of Leonardo: Inside the Mind of the Great Genius of the Renaissance by Fritjof Capra    Light This Candle: The Life and Times of Alan Shepard by Neal Thompson    Time, Love, Memory: A Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of Behavior by Jonathan Weiner    The Northern Lights by Lucy Jago    American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Martin J. Sherwin & Kai Bird    Curious Minds: How a Child Becomes a Scientist by John Brockman    The Emperor of Scent: A Story of Perfume, Obsession, and the Last Mystery of the Senses by Chandler Burr    Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World by Richard Rhodes    Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man by Mark Kurlansky    Listening to Whales: What the Orcas Have Taught Us by Alexandra Morton    John Napier: Life, Logarithms, and Legacy by Julian Havil    Digital Sisterhood: A Memoir of Fierce Living Online by Ananda Kiamsha Madelyn Leeke    Being Fiercely Present: Overcoming Trauma Difficulties in Mindfulness Practice by Sue Berry McMurray    Beautiful Land of the Sky: John Muir's Forgotten Eastern Counterpart, Harlan P. Kelsey by Loren M. Wood    A Twentieth-Century Argonaut: One Man's Quest for an American Dream by Ernest Baldini    Fire and Forge: A Desert Railroad, a Wonder Metal, and the Making of an Aerospace Blacksmith by Kathleen L. Housley    Mathematical Scandals by Theoni Pappas    Darwin's Apprentice: An Archaeological Biography of John Lubbock by Janet Owen    C. P. Snow and the Struggle of Modernity by John de la Mothe    Roger Tory Peterson: A Biography by Douglas Carlson    Lynn Margulis: The Life and Legacy of a Scientific Rebel by Dorion Sagan    Einstein: The Life and Times by Ronald Clark    Einstein on the Road by Josef Eisinger    The Man Who Deciphered Linear B: The Story of Michael Ventris by Andrew Robinson    Programmed by Deception: Eye of the Remote Series II by Solaris BlueRaven    The Everything Einstein Book: From Matter and Energy to Space and Time, All You Need to Understand the Man and His Theories by Shana Priwer    The Self-Made Anthropologist: A life of A. P. Elkin by Tigger Wise    Justice Denied: Journey of an Immigrant Scientist by Christina Liao    Darwin's Dogs: How Darwin's Pets Helped Form a World-Changing Theory of Evolution by Emma Townshend    My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla by Nikola Tesla    Struck by Genius: How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel by Jason Padgett & Maureen Ann Seaberg    Nobel Lectures in Physics (2006 - 2010) by Lars Brink    Benjamin Silliman: A Life in the Young Republic by Chandos Michael Brown    A Tale of Two Continents: A Physicist's Life in a Turbulent World by Abraham Pais    Reluctant Genius: Alexander Graham Bell and the Passion for Invention by Charlotte Gray    OF MICROBES AND MEN: The Emotions, Drama and Mystery of a Struggle to Correct a 125-year-old Mistake and Improve Our Defenses Ag by William Marshall PhD    The Physicists by C. P. Snow    The Physicists by C. P. Snow    Rider of the Pale Horse: A Memoir of Los Alamos and Beyond by McAllister Hull & Amy Bianco    Karl Pearson: The Scientific Life in a Statistical Age by Theodore M. Porter    The Curies: A Biography of the Most Controversial Family in Science by Denis Brian    Galloping on Wings with the P-51 Mustang: Diary of an Air Race Pilot by Howie Keefe
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Confessions of an Alien Hunter by Seth Shostak
Confessions of an Alien Hunter

Aliens are big in America. Whether they've arrived via rocket, flying saucer, or plain old teleportation, they've been invading, infiltrating, or inspiring us for decades, and they've fascinated moviegoers and television watchers for more than fifty years.
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The Age of Wonder by Richard Holmes
The Age of Wonder

Richard Holmes is the author of Footsteps: Adventures of a Romantic Biographer; Sidetracks: Explorations of a Romantic Biographer; Dr. Johnson & Mr. Savage; Shelley: The Pursuit (for which he received the Somerset Maugham Award); Coleridge: Early
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Where Our Food Comes from: Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine by Gary Paul Nabhan
Where Our Food Comes from: Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine

The future of our food depends on tiny seeds in orchards and fields the world over. In 1943, one of the first to recognize this fact, the great botanist Nikolay Vavilov, lay dying of starvation in a Soviet prison. But in the years before Stalin jailed
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Jacques Cousteau

BRAD MATSEN is the author of Titanic's Last Secrets, Descent: The Heroic Discovery of the Abyss, and many other books about the sea and its inhabitants. He was a creative producer for the television series The Shape of Life, and his articles on
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My Father and Albert Einstein by Joan Rothman Brill
My Father and Albert Einstein

This is a first-hand account of an amazing friendship between a self-educated department store owner and Dr. Albert Einstein, who changed man's concept of the Universe. David Rothman relates, through taped reminiscences, his word-for-word intellectual
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Unlocking the Sky by Seth Shulman
Unlocking the Sky

Unlocking the Sky tells the extraordinary tale of the race to design, refine, and manufacture a manned flying machine, a race that took place in the air, on the ground, and in the courtrooms of America. While the Wright brothers threw a veil of secrecy

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Carver: a life in poems by Marilyn Nelson
Carver: a life in poems

Poems about the life, character, and achievements of the African American inventor, botanist, artist, and teacher. George Washington Carver was born a slave in Missouri about 1864 and raised by the childless white couple who had owned his mother. In 1877
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Evolution's Captain by Peter Nichols
Evolution's Captain

This is the story of the man without whom the name Charles Darwin might be unknown to us today. That man was Captain Robert FitzRoy, who invited the 22-year-old Darwin to be his companion on board the Beagle .

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Seven-Tenths: Love, Piracy, and Science at Sea by David Fisichella
Seven-Tenths: Love, Piracy, and Science at Sea

In 1995, a mechanical engineer whose career and heart are adrift meets a blind oceanographer who spends much of her life at sea. Sailing the Arabian Sea as Amy's eyes, David Fisichella watches her adapt to progressive vision loss while he finds his own
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Strange Beauty by George Johnson
Strange Beauty

George Johnson, a former Alicia Patterson Fellow and finalist for the Rhone-Poulenc Prize, covers science for the New York Times. His previous books include Machinery of the Mind: Inside the New Science of Artificial Intelligence, In the Palaces of
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They All Laughed at Christopher Columbus by Elizabeth Weil
They All Laughed at Christopher Columbus

Elizabeth Weil's work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, and Rolling Stone and on National Public Radio's This American Life. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, the writer Daniel Duane. This is her first book.

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The Man Who Invented the Computer by Jane Smiley
The Man Who Invented the Computer

PRAISE FOR THE MAN WHO INVENTED THE COMPUTER:

"Engrossing. Smiley takes science history and injects it with a touch of noir and an exciting clash of vanities."--Kirkus Reviews

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A Physicists Labour In War And Peace by E. Walter Kellermann
A Physicists Labour In War And Peace

This 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
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Sally Ride by Sue Hurwitz
Sally Ride

Sally Ride

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Astronaut Dr. Sally Ride took a deep breath and nervously waited as the powerful engines of the Space Shuttle Challenger roared to life. This was the most frightening, yet exciting moment of Sally's life! She was determined

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Amelia Earhart by Susan Sloate
Amelia Earhart

The 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.

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Dog Days, Raven Nights by John M. Marzluff & Colleen Marzluff
Dog Days, Raven Nights

Twenty years ago, fresh out of graduate school and recently married, John and Colleen Marzluff left Arizona for a small cabin in the mountains of western Maine. Their mission: to conduct the first-ever extensive study of the winter ecology of the Common
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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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The Seeds We Sow by Gary Beene
The Seeds We Sow

"Practice random acts of kindness" is a catchy little phrase. It is also nonsense. There should be nothing random about the decision to be kind. There is no single action more powerful and "The Seeds We Sow" offers proof of the cross-generational power
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Orlando M. Poe by Paul Taylor
Orlando M. Poe

Recipient of the Library of Michigan's 2010 Notable Books award -- The first biography of Sherman's chief engineer and the man whose post-Civil War engineering work changed Great Lakes navigation forever -- Orlando M. Poe chronicles the life of one of
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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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