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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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 (Vintage)
Brad Matsen
Vintage , English
Time is Real - A Case for Ti... - James Weinstein
 

Time is Real - A Case for Ti...James Weinstein

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Can we ever know what Time is? Does Time exist independent of our reality or is it something that exists as a part our reality but we have yet to comprehend? From the title of my book you should know where I stand on this. Important me is w… more

Time is Real - A Case for Time as a Physical Phenomenon
James Weinstein
James Weinstein , English
Newton: Ackroyd's Brief Lives - Peter Ackroyd
 

Newton: Ackroyd's Brief LivesPeter Ackroyd

When Newton was not yet twenty-five years old, he formulated calculus, hit upon the idea of gravity, and discovered that white light was made up of all the colors of the spectrum. By 1678, Newton designed a telescope to study the movement o… more

Newton: Ackroyd’s Brief Lives
Peter Ackroyd
Nan A. Talese , 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
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
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