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A Beginner's Guide to Immort... - Clifford A. Pickover

A Beginner's Guide to Immort...Clifford A. Pickover

A Beginner’s Guide to Immortality is a celebration of unusual lives and creative thinkers who punched through ordinary cultural norms while becoming successful in their own niches. In his latest and greatest work, world-renowned science wri… more

A Beginner’s Guide to Immortality: Extraordinary People, Alien Brains, and Quantum Resurrection
Clifford A. Pickover
Basic Books , English
Galileo's Finger: The Ten Gr... - Peter Atkins

Galileo's Finger: The Ten Gr...Peter Atkins

Why Galileo’s finger? Galileo, one of whose fingers is preserved in a vessel displayed in Florence, provided much of the impetus for modern science, pointing the way out of medieval ignorance. In this brilliant account of the central ideas … more

Galileo’s Finger: The Ten Great Ideas of Science
Peter Atkins
Oxford University Press, USA
The Story of Isaac Newton - Sarah Knowles Bolton

The Story of Isaac NewtonSarah Knowles Bolton

Originally published in 1889 as a portion of the author’s larger “Famous Men of Science,” this Kindle edition, equivalent in length to a physical book of approximately 24 pages, describes the life and work of English mathematician and physi… more

The Story of Isaac Newton
Sarah Knowles Bolton
A. J. Cornell Publications , English
Physics and Society: Essays ... -

Physics and Society: Essays ...

This is a compilation of invited essays honouring Victor Frederick Weisskopf written by many of the century’s most outstanding and accomplished physicists. Some of the contributors to this book are: Hans Bethe, Murray Gell-Mann, Jerome I. F… more

Physics and Society: Essays in Honor of Victor Frederick Weisskopf by the International Community of Physicists
Amer Inst of Physics , English
The Blind Spot: Science and ... - William Byers

The Blind Spot: Science and ...William Byers

In today’s unpredictable and chaotic world, we look to science to provide certainty and answers—and often blame it when things go wrong. The Blind Spot reveals why our faith in scientific certainty is a dangerous illusion, and how only by … more

The Blind Spot: Science and the Crisis of Uncertainty
William Byers
Princeton University Press , English
The Decline of Science in En... - Charles Babbage

The Decline of Science in En...Charles Babbage

Of the causes which have induced me to print this volume I have little to say; my own opinion is, that it will ultimately do some service to science, and without that belief I would not have undertaken so thankless a task. That it is too tr… more

The Decline of Science in England, And Some of Its Causes
Charles Babbage
The Birds of Ares: Decoding ... - Dr. Derek Cunningham

The Birds of Ares: Decoding ...Dr. Derek Cunningham

Archaeological sites in Scotland are replicated in Chinese star charts. The pattern matches the global location of major archaeological sites. The results are consistent with Greek Mythology, Chinese Astrology, the layout of the Pyramids, t… more

The Birds of Ares: Decoding the Megalithic Mind (Midnight Science Journal)
Dr. Derek Cunningham
Famous men of science - Sarah Knowles Bolton

Famous men of scienceSarah Knowles Bolton

Famous men of science by Sarah Knowles Bolton. Learn about the works, discoveries, and lives of the various scientists that have paved the path for modern science today. Scientists such as Galileo, Issac Newton, Alexander von Humboldt, Hump… more

Famous men of science
Sarah Knowles Bolton
On Germinal Selection as a S... - August Weismann

On Germinal Selection as a S...August Weismann

Formatted for Kindle.Linked Contents, Index, and Notes.Excerpt:The basal idea of the essay—the existence of Germinal Selection—was propounded by me some time since,[1] but it is here for the first time fully set forth and tentatively shown… more

On Germinal Selection as a Source of Definite Variation
August Weismann
PastIsProlog , English
Women in Mathematics - Lynn M. Osen

Women in MathematicsLynn M. Osen

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The colorful lives of these women, who often traveled in the most avant-garde circlesof their day, are presented in fascinating detail. The obstacles and censures that were also a partof their lives are a sobering reminder of the bias again… more

Women in Mathematics
Lynn M. Osen
The MIT Press , English
6000 Jahre Mathematik: Eine ... - Hans Wußing

6000 Jahre Mathematik: Eine ...Hans Wußing

Die Ursprünge mathematischen Denkens, d.h. die Bildung abstrakter Begriffe und die Herstellung von Beziehungen zwischen ihnen, liegen nach heutigem Wissen in den Hochkulturen Mesopotamiens und Ägyptens im 4. Jahrtausend v. Chr. Hier beginnt… more

6000 Jahre Mathematik: Eine kulturgeschichtliche Zeitreise - 1. Von den Anfängen bis Leibniz und Newton (German Edition)
Hans Wußing
Springer , German
On the Revolutions of the He... - Nicolaus Copernicus

On the Revolutions of the He...Nicolaus Copernicus

  • Annotated with suggested further readings and in-line links to additional web contentDe revolutionibus orbium coelestium (On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres) is the seminal work on the heliocentric theory of the Renaissance astron… more
On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres (Annotated)
Nicolaus Copernicus
H.G. Bronn, Ernst Haeckel, a... - Sander Gliboff

H.G. Bronn, Ernst Haeckel, a...Sander Gliboff

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The German translation of Darwin’s The Origin of Species appeared in 1860, justmonths after the original, thanks to Heinrich Georg Bronn, a distinguished German paleontologistwhose work in some ways paralleled Darwin’s. Bronn’s version of t… more

H.G. Bronn, Ernst Haeckel, and the Origins of German Darwinism: A Study in Translation and Transformation (Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology)
Sander Gliboff
The MIT Press , English
The Fantastic Inventions of Nikola Tesla (The Lost Science Series)
Nikola Tesla, David Hatcher Childress
Adventures Unlimited Pr , English
On the Origin of Species by ... - Charles Darwin

On the Origin of Species by ...Charles Darwin

Variability—Individual differences—Doubtful species—Wide ranging, much diffused, and common species vary most—Species of the larger genera in any country vary more than the species of the smaller genera—Many of the species of the large… more

On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. (2nd edition)
Charles Darwin
Great Feuds in Science: Ten ... - Hal Hellman

Great Feuds in Science: Ten ...Hal Hellman

The dramatic stories of ten historic feuds: How they altered the course of discovery-and shaped the modern worldHall Hellman tells the lively stories of ten of the most outrageous and intriguing disputes from the seventeenth to the twentiet… more

Great Feuds in Science: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever
Hal Hellman
Wiley , English
Reading the Principia: The D... - Niccolò Guicciardini

Reading the Principia: The D...Niccolò Guicciardini

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Isaac Newton’s Principia is considered one of the masterpieces in the history of science. The mathematical methods employed by Newton in the Principia stimulated much debate among his contemporaries, especially Leibniz, Huygens, Bernoulli … more

Reading the Principia: The Debate on Newton’s Mathematical Methods for Natural Philosophy from 1687 to 1736
Niccolò Guicciardini
Cambridge University Press , English
The Universal Force: Gravity... - Louis Girifalco

The Universal Force: Gravity...Louis Girifalco

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The Universal Force conveys the excitement of science and nature’s mysteries. It describes gravitation as seen by examining the achievements of those great scientists who have struggled with the seemingly simple facts and managed to extra… more

The Universal Force: Gravity-Creator of Worlds
Louis Girifalco
Oxford University Press, USA , English
Knowing: The Nature of Physical Law - Michael Munowitz

Knowing: The Nature of Physical LawMichael Munowitz

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We ask question after question of an indifferent universe that would just as soon remain mute; and slowly, patiently, one sentence at a time, we write our own version of the book of nature. It is called science, from the Latin word for know… more

Knowing: The Nature of Physical Law
Michael Munowitz
Oxford University Press, USA , English
The Scientific Revolution an... - Wilbur Applebaum

The Scientific Revolution an...Wilbur Applebaum

Designed as an introduction to the age of the scientific revolution, this book offers readers and researchers an appealing mix of narrative chapters, biographical sketches of key figures, and annotated primary documents. An overview of the … more

The Scientific Revolution and the Foundations of Modern Science (Greenwood Guides to Historic Events 1500-1900)
Wilbur Applebaum
Greenwood , English
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