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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Women in Mathematics - Lynn M. Osen

Women in MathematicsLynn M. Osen

The colorful lives of these women, who often traveled in the most avant-garde circles of their day, are presented in fascinating detail. The obstacles and censures that were also a part of their lives are a sob… more

Women in Mathematics
Lynn M. Osen
The MIT Press , English
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
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
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
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
Reflections On The Decline O... - Charles Babbage

Reflections On The Decline O...Charles Babbage


Reflections On The Decline Of Science In England, And On Some Of Its Causes
Charles Babbage
Hidden Symbolism of Alchemy ... - Herbert Silberer, Smith Ely ...

Hidden Symbolism of Alchemy ...Herbert Silberer, Smith Ely ...

Contents: * Translator’s Preface * Part I. The Parable. * Section I. The Parable. * Section II. Dream And Myth Interpretation. * Part II. Analytic Part. * Section I. Psychoanalytic Interpretation Of The Parable. … more

Hidden Symbolism of Alchemy and the Occult Arts
Herbert Silberer, Smith Ely Jelliffe
Optal eBooks , English
Voodoo Science: The Road fro... - Robert L. Park

Voodoo Science: The Road fro...Robert L. Park

Demonstrates how even science itself sometimes gets put in the service of delusion and self-delusion. DLC: Fraud in science—U.S.

Voodoo Science: The Road from Foolishness to Fraud
Robert L. Park
Oxford University Press, USA
Einstein and Our World, Seco... - David C. Cassidy

Einstein and Our World, Seco...David C. Cassidy

Born in Germany during the imperial era in 1879, Albert Einstein died seventy-six years later in Princeton, New Jersey, one decade after the defeat of Nazi Germany and the dropping of the first atomic bombs on Japan. While most available wo… more

Einstein and Our World, Second Edition (Control of Nature)
David C. Cassidy
Humanity Books , English
A History of the Modern Fact... - Mary Poovey

A History of the Modern Fact...Mary Poovey

How did the fact become modernity’s most favored unit of knowledge? How did description come to seem separable from theory in the precursors of economics and the social sciences? Mary Poovey explores these questions in A History of the M… more

A History of the Modern Fact: Problems of Knowledge in the Sciences of Wealth and Society
Mary Poovey
University Of Chicago Press , English
Descent: The Heroic Discover... - Brad Matsen

Descent: The Heroic Discover...Brad Matsen

In Descent: The Heroic Discovery of the Abyss, Brad Matsen brings to vivid life the famous deep-sea expeditions of Otis Barton and William Beebe. Beebe was a very well-connected and internationally acclaimed naturalist, with the power to ge… more

Descent: The Heroic Discovery of the Abyss
Brad Matsen
Vintage , English
Mathematics - The Music of Reason - Jean Dieudonne

Mathematics - The Music of ReasonJean Dieudonne

This book is of interest for students of mathematics or of neighboring subjects like physics, engineering, computer science, and also for people who have at least school level mathematics and have kept some interest in it. Also good for you… more

Mathematics - The Music of Reason
Jean Dieudonne
Springer , English
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