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    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    Minecraft, Second Edition: The Unlikely Tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the Game that Changed Everything by Daniel Goldberg & Linus Larsson    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    An Immigrant's Journey into the Cosmos: A Memoir by Dr. N. Y Misconi    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    How Steve Jobs Changed Our World by Alan Deutschman    Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream by Joshua Davis    Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet: The Man Who Mapped the Planet by Nicholas Crane    Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight by Jay Barbree    Two Sides of the Moon: Our Story of the Cold War Space Race by Alexei Leonov & David Scott    Capturing the Light: The Birth of Photography, a True Story of Genius and Rivalry by Helen Rappaport & Roger Watson    Soundings: The Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor by Hali Felt    Ordinary Geniuses: How Two Mavericks Shaped Modern Science by Gino Segre    A Life in Twilight: The Final Years of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Mark Wolverton    The Last Man on the Moon: Astronaut Eugene Cernan and America's Race in Space by Eugene Cernan & Donald A. Davis    Privileged Hands: A Scientific Life by Geerat J. Vermeij    Newton's Clock: Chaos In The Solar System by Ivars Peterson    Einstein: A Biography by J?rgen Neffe    One Giant Leap: Neil Armstrong's Stellar American Journey by Leon Wagener    Deke ! U.S. Manned Space From Mercury To the Shuttle by Donald K. Slayton & Michael Cassutt    Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure by C?dric Villani    The Man Who Couldn't Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought by David Adam    Maverick Genius: The Pioneering Odyssey of Freeman Dyson by Phillip F. Schewe    Moore's Law: The Life of Gordon Moore, Silicon Valley's Quiet Revolutionary by Arnold Thackray & David Brock & Rachel Jones    Secret Warriors: The Spies, Scientists and Code Breakers of World War I by Taylor Downing    Einstein: His Space and Times by Steven Gimbel    Brainstorm: A Memoir of Love, Devotion, and a Cerebral Aneurysm by Robert Wintner    My Inventions (Rediscovered Books): The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla by Nikola Tesla    My Watery Self: Memoirs of a Marine Scientist by Stephen Spotte

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Confessions of an Alien Hunter

Confessions of an Alien Hunter by Seth ShostakAliens 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.
Seth Shostak28 Mar 2009$27.00

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The Age of Wonder

The Age of Wonder by Richard HolmesRichard 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

Where Our Food Comes from: Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine by Gary Paul NabhanThe 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

Jacques Cousteau by Brad MatsenBRAD 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

My Father and Albert Einstein by Joan Rothman BrillThis 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

Unlocking the Sky by Seth Shulman

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

Seth Shulman3 Feb 2010$13.99

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Carver: a life in poems

Carver: a life in poems by Marilyn NelsonPoems 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
Marilyn Nelson4 Feb 2010$9.95

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Evolution's Captain

Evolution's Captain by Peter Nichols

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 .

This is the remarkable story of how a

Peter Nichols28 Feb 2010$12.99

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Strange Beauty

Strange Beauty by George JohnsonGeorge 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
George Johnson29 Sep 2010$20.00

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They All Laughed at Christopher Columbus

They All Laughed at Christopher Columbus by Elizabeth WeilElizabeth 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.

Elizabeth Weil22 Oct 2010$13.95

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The Man Who Invented the Computer

The Man Who Invented the Computer by Jane Smiley


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

Jane Smiley4 Nov 2010$25.95

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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
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Sally Ride

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Shooting for the Stars

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

Sue Hurwitz29 Dec 2010$7.99

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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

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Dog Days, Raven Nights

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

Falling to Earth by Al Worden & Francis FrenchAs 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

The Seeds We Sow by Gary Beene"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
Gary Beene5 Aug 2011$2.99

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Orlando M. Poe

Orlando M. Poe by Paul TaylorRecipient 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

Me Father was the Keeper: John Smeaton and the Eddystone Light by AnonymousMe 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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Dead Ends to Somewhere

Dead Ends to Somewhere by Richard WardAlthough raised as the youngest of nine children on a farm in Montana where sibling competition was a way of life, the author's desire to compete did not carry over into the classroom, that is, until the humiliation associated with a simple 6th grade writing
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