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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 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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
Coral Reefs - Charles Darwin

Coral ReefsCharles Darwin

A scientific discovery is the outcome of an interesting process of evolution in the mind of its author. When we are able to detect the germs of thought in which such a discovery has originated, and to trace the successive stages of the reas… more

Coral Reefs
Charles Darwin
The Ovary of Eve: Egg and Sp... - Clara Pinto-Correia

The Ovary of Eve: Egg and Sp...Clara Pinto-Correia

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The Ovary of Eve is a rich and often hilarious account of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century efforts to understand conception. In these early years of the Scientific Revolution, the most intelligent men and women of the day struggled to co… more

The Ovary of Eve: Egg and Sperm and Preformation
Clara Pinto-Correia
University Of Chicago Press , English
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 Cygnus Mystery: Unlockin... - Andrew Collins

The Cygnus Mystery: Unlockin...Andrew Collins

The Cygnus Constellation is the key to unlocking humanity’s belief in the origin of life in the heavens.It was a universal belief in ancient civilizations that life came originally from the cosmos and ultimately would return there after dea… more

The Cygnus Mystery: Unlocking the Ancient Secret of Life’s Origins in the Cosmos
Andrew Collins
Watkins Publishing , English


ANCIENT SUPER TECH ATLANTIUM Episode I Was the ancient World covered by a Hyper-Technological civilization 15,000-25,000 years ago? ATLANTIUM the serialized Book from ROC HATFIELD looks into new discoveries that are pointing to questions th… more

The Myth of September 11: Th... - Roberto Quaglia

The Myth of September 11: Th...Roberto Quaglia

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This is a book about the Myth of September 11. About the facts and the motives behind this myth, the smokescreens of the war of perception and the psychology and insanity connected with this. To expose this myth completely is a modern blasp… more

The Myth of September 11: The Satanic Verses of Western Democracy
Roberto Quaglia
Eagle Publishing House , English
The Man Who Loved China (P.S.) - Simon Winchester

The Man Who Loved China (P.S.)Simon Winchester

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In sumptuous and illuminating detail, Simon Winchester, the bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman (“Elegant and scrupulous”—New York Times Book Review) and Krakatoa (“A mesmerizing page-turner”—Time) brings to life the extraord… more

The Man Who Loved China (P.S.)
Simon Winchester
HarperCollins e-books , English
Science and Religion Primer, A -

Science and Religion Primer, A

A Science and Religion Primer is a unique resource: an encyclopedia, an annotated bibliography, and a survey of the relationship between two equally complex fields. Editors Heidi Campbell and Heather Looy begin their work with four chapters… more

Science and Religion Primer, A
Baker Academic , English
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