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Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World
Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World
by Amir Alexander
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The epic battle over a mathematical concept that shook the old order and shaped the world as we know it On August 10, 1632, five leaders of the Society of Jesus convened in a somber Roman palazzo to pass judgment on a simple idea: that a continuous line... (read more)

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Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science
Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science
by Richard Yeo
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In Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science, Richard Yeo interprets a relatively unexplored set of primary archival sources: the notes and notebooks of some of the leading figures of the Scientific Revolution. Notebooks were important to... (read more)

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Promoting the Planck Club: How Defiant Youth, Irreverent Researchers and Liberated Universities Can Foster Prosperity Indefinitely
Promoting the Planck Club: How Defiant Youth, Irreverent Researchers and Liberated Universities Can Foster Prosperity Indefinitely
by Donald W. Braben
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Promoting the Planck Club presents rich mini histories of selected scientists whose work led to radical and transformational discoveries, their background, the prevailing scientific environment, and the conditions that allowed for their success. The text... (read more)

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Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field: How Two Men Revolutionized Physics
Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field: How Two Men Revolutionized Physics
by Nancy Forbes
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Nancy Forbes is an experienced science writer with over twenty-five publications in the area of science and technology including Imitation of Life:  How Biology Is Inspiring Computing (MIT Press, 2004). She has also served as a contributing editor... (read more)

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Archimedes #36: The Personality of Henry Cavendish - A Great Scientist with Extraordinary Peculiarities
Archimedes #36: The Personality of Henry Cavendish - A Great Scientist with Extraordinary Peculiarities
by Russell Mccormmach
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The Analysis of Starlight: Two Centuries of Astronomical Spectroscopy
The Analysis of Starlight: Two Centuries of Astronomical Spectroscopy
by John B. Hearnshaw
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Subverting Aristotle: Religion, History, and Philosophy in Early Modern Science
Subverting Aristotle: Religion, History, and Philosophy in Early Modern Science
by Craig Martin
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