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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 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
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 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
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
English
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
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 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
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
SIMULATION WORKSLLC , 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
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
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
English
What Science Is and How It Works - Gregory N. Derry
 

What Science Is and How It WorksGregory N. Derry

How does a scientist go about solving problems? How do scientific discoveries happen? Why are cold fusion and parapsychology different from mainstream science? What is a scientific worldview? In this lively and wide-ranging book, Gregory De… more

What Science Is and How It Works
Gregory N. Derry
Princeton University Press , English
Geological Contemporaneity A... - Thomas H. Huxley
 

Geological Contemporaneity A...Thomas H. Huxley

Thomas H. Huxley ‘s Anniversary Address to the Geological Society for 1862.

Geological Contemporaneity And Persistent Types Of Life
Thomas H. Huxley
English
Ournal  Of The Proceedings O... - Daniel Thomas
 

Ournal Of The Proceedings O...Daniel Thomas

LINNEAN SOCIETY OF LONDON.On the Importance of an Examination of the Structure of the Integument of Crustacea in the determination of doubtful Species.—Application to the genus Galathea, with the Description of a New Species of that Genu… more

Ournal Of The Proceedings Of The Linnean Society Zoology - Daniel Thomas
Daniel Thomas
English
Isaac Newton - James Gleick
 

Isaac NewtonJames Gleick

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Isaac Newton was born in a stone farmhouse in 1642, fatherless and unwanted by his mother. When he died in London in 1727 he was so renowned he was given a state funeral—an unheard-of honor for a subject whose achievements were in the realm… more

Isaac Newton
James Gleick
Vintage , English
H.G. Bronn, Ernst Haeckel, a... - Sander Gliboff
 

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

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
Note on the Resemblances and... - Thomas Henry Huxley
 

Note on the Resemblances and...Thomas Henry Huxley

The controversy respecting the nature and the extent of the differences in the structure of the brain in man and the apes, which arose some fifteen years ago, has not yet come to an end, though the subject matter of the dispute is, at prese… more

Note on the Resemblances and Differences in the Structure and the Development of the Brain in Man and Apes
Thomas Henry Huxley
English
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