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A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design
A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design
by Frank Wilczek
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Does the universe embody beautiful ideas? Artists as well as scientists throughout human history have pondered this "beautiful question." With Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek as your guide, embark on a voyage of related discoveries, from Plato and... (read more)

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Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout
Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout
by Lauren Redniss
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In 1891, 24 year old Marie, née Marya Sklodowska, moved from Warsaw to Paris, where she found work in the laboratory of Pierre Curie, a scientist engaged in research on heat and magnetism. They fell in love. They took their honeymoon on... (read more)

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Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code
Life's Greatest Secret: The Race to Crack the Genetic Code
by Matthew Cobb
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Everyone has heard of the story of DNA as the story of Watson and Crick and Rosalind Franklin, but knowing the structure of DNA was only a part of a greater struggle to understand lifeand#8217;s secrets. Lifeand#8217;s Greatest Secret is the story of... (read more)

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Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention the Launched the Military-Industrial Complex
Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention the Launched the Military-Industrial Complex
by Michael Hiltzik
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From a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Los Angeles Times contributor, the untold story of how science went big, built the bombs that helped World War II, and became dependent on government and industry and the forgotten genius who started it all... (read more)

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Three Scientific Revolutions: How They Transformed Our Conceptions of Reality (Gateway Bookshelf)
Three Scientific Revolutions: How They Transformed Our Conceptions of Reality (Gateway Bookshelf)
by Richard H. Schlagel
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Richard H. Schlagel is Elton Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at The George Washington University and the author of many books, most recently, Forging the Methodology that Enlightened Modern Civilization; Seeking the Truth: How Science Has Prevailed over... (read more)

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Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention That Launched the Military-Industrial Complex
Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention That Launched the Military-Industrial Complex
by Michael Hiltzik
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From a Pulitzer Prizeand#8211;winning journalist and andlt;Iandgt;Los Angeles Times andlt;/Iandgt;contributor, the untold story of how science went and#8220;big,and#8221; built the bombs that helped win World War II, and became dependent on government... (read more)

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Nature's Oracle: The Life and Work of W.D. Hamilton
Nature's Oracle: The Life and Work of W.D. Hamilton
by Ullica Segerstrale
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W.D.Hamilton (1936-2000) was responsible for a revolution in thinking about evolutionary biology - a revolution that changed our understanding of life itself. He played a central role in the realization that what matters in evolution is not the survival... (read more)

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Great Calculations: A Surprising Look Behind 50 Scientific Inquiries
Great Calculations: A Surprising Look Behind 50 Scientific Inquiries
by Colin Pask
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Colin Pask is the author of Magnificent Principia: Exploring Isaac Newton’s Masterpiece and Math for the Frightened: Facing Scary Symbols and Everything Else That Freaks You Out about Mathematics. He is an emeritus professor of mathematics and a... (read more)

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Science in China, 1600-1900: Essays by Benjamin a Elman
Science in China, 1600-1900: Essays by Benjamin a Elman
by Benjamin A. Elman
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Age of System: Understanding the Development of Modern Social Science
Age of System: Understanding the Development of Modern Social Science
by Hunter Heyck
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Science and Narratives of Nature: East and West (Science and Technology Studies)
Science and Narratives of Nature: East and West (Science and Technology Studies)
by Jobin M. (edt) Kanjirakkat
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