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Einstein on Politics: His Private Thoughts and Public Stands on Nationalism, Zionism, War, Peace, and the Bomb
Einstein on Politics: His Private Thoughts and Public Stands on Nationalism, Zionism, War, Peace, and the Bomb
by Albert Einstein
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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... (read more)

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Einstein and Religion: Physics and Theology
Einstein and Religion: Physics and Theology
by Max Jammer
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"No other work offers as broad an account of Einstein's views on the relationship between science and religion or brings together all of the different facets of the topic in one short, easily accessible account. Einstein and Religion also offers a badly... (read more)

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Opticks
Opticks
by Isaac Newton
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"Recommended to all scientists." — Journal of Royal Naval Scientific Service "The publishers do us a service by issuing this reprint." — The Institute of Physics "An underpinning for the entire edifice of physics." &#8212... (read more)

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Posessing Genius: The True Account of the Bizarre Odyssey of Einstein's Brain
Posessing Genius: The True Account of the Bizarre Odyssey of Einstein's Brain
by Carolyn Abraham
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Winner of the Canadian Science Writer's Award The story begins in April 1955, when Thomas Stolz Harvey, chief pathologist at Princeton Hospital, found himself in charge of dissecting the cadaver of the greatest scientist of his age, perhaps of any age... (read more)

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Heisenberg Probably Slept Here: The Lives, Times, and Ideas of the Great Physicists of the 20th Century
Heisenberg Probably Slept Here: The Lives, Times, and Ideas of the Great Physicists of the 20th Century
by Richard P. Brennan
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Looks at the lives and ideas of seven physicists whose work most profoundly shaped physics in the 20th century, revealing their unique human qualities and explaining their theories and discoveries in plain language. Among those profiled: Albert... (read more)

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No Ordinary Genius: The Illustrated Richard Feynman
No Ordinary Genius: The Illustrated Richard Feynman
by Christopher Sykes
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With a unique combination of dazzling intellect and touching simplicity, Feynman had a passion for physics that was merely the Nobel Prize-winning part of an immense love of life and everything it could offer. He was hugely irreverent and always... (read more)

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Einstein's Mistakes: The Human Failings of Genius
Einstein's Mistakes: The Human Failings of Genius
by Hans C Ohanian
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"[A] clear picture of how the scientific and cultural worlds of early twentieth-century Europe influenced Einstein's theories about physical phenomena. The reader plunges deeply into Einstein's life and discovers the fundamental forces that shaped his... (read more)

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Scientist & Catholic: Pierre Duhem
Scientist & Catholic: Pierre Duhem
by Stanley L Jaki
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The tragic conflict between men of faith and men of science has its origins in a false notion of history: a notion that the Middle Ages stultified scientific exploration and scholarship. French scientist Pierre Duhem dedicated his life to examining this... (read more)

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Albert Einstein, the Human Side: New Glimpses from His Archives
Albert Einstein, the Human Side: New Glimpses from His Archives
by Helen Dukas
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Modesty, humor, compassion, and wisdom are the traits most evident in these personal papers, most of them never before published, from the Einstein archives. The illustrious physicist wrote as thoughtfully to an Ohio fifth-grader, distressed by her... (read more)

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Robert Oppenheimer: A Life Inside the Center
Robert Oppenheimer: A Life Inside the Center
by Ray Monk
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Robert Oppenheimer was among the most brilliant and divisive of men. As head of the Los Alamos Laboratory, he oversaw the successful effort to beat the Nazis in the race to develop the first atomic bomb—a breakthrough that was to have eternal... (read more)

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Edward Teller: The Real Dr. Strangelove
Edward Teller: The Real Dr. Strangelove
by Peter Goodchild
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In the story of the man dubbed "the father of the H-bomb," told here in greater depth and detail than ever before, Goodchild unravels the complex web of harsh early experiences, character flaws, and personal and professional frustrations that lay behind... (read more)

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Einstein, Picasso: Space, Time, and the Beauty That Causes Havoc
Einstein, Picasso: Space, Time, and the Beauty That Causes Havoc
by Arthur I Miller
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The common wellsprings of human creativity-in art and in science-are explored through the lives of Einstein and Picasso... (read more)

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Perfectly Reasonable Deviations from the Beaten Track: The Letters of Richard P. Feynman
Perfectly Reasonable Deviations from the Beaten Track: The Letters of Richard P. Feynman
by Richard P. Feynman and Michelle Feynman
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An extraordinary volume of never-before-published letters written by one of America's most beloved scientists... (read more)

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Galileo in Rome: The Rise and Fall of a Troublesome Genius
Galileo in Rome: The Rise and Fall of a Troublesome Genius
by William Shea
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Galileo's trial by the Inquisition is one of the most dramatic incidents in the history of science and religion. Today, we tend to see this event in black and white--Galileo all white, the Church all black. Galileo in Rome presents a much more nuanced... (read more)

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Brotherhood of the Bomb: The Tangled Lives and Loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence and Edward Teller
Brotherhood of the Bomb: The Tangled Lives and Loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence and Edward Teller
by Gregg Herken
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"The most commanding history yet written of the internal politics of the United States during the early years of the nuclear age . . . an enthralling narrative." -The New York Times Book Review "The story is well-crafted and meticulously researched... (read more)

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Einstein: A Life
Einstein: A Life
by Denis Brian
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"An utterly fascinating life of a great scientist, full of new insights and very readable." —Ashley Montagu His name is synonymous with genius. His work helped shape the twentieth century and point the way toward the next. In the more than forty... (read more)

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Essential Galileo
Essential Galileo
by Galileo Galilei
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Finocchiaro's new and revised translations have done what the Inquisition could not: they have captured an exceptional range of Galileo's career while also letting him speak--in clear English. No other volume offers more convenient or more... (read more)

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Judging Edward Teller: A Closer Look at One of the Most Influential Scientists of the Twentieth Century
Judging Edward Teller: A Closer Look at One of the Most Influential Scientists of the Twentieth Century
by Istvan Hargittai
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Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science
Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science
by Werner Heisenberg
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“Philosophically, the implications of quantum mechanics are psychedelic. . . . [a] mind-expanding discovery.” Gary Zukav, author of The Seat of the Soul... (read more)

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Brotherhood of the Bomb
Brotherhood of the Bomb
by Gregg Herken
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The story of the twentieth century is largely the story of the power of science and technology. Within that story is the incredible tale of the human conflict between three men-Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller-the scientists most... (read more)

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