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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
SIMULATION WORKSLLC , 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
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
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
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
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

# PREFACE. # INTRODUCTORY REMARKS. # CHAPTER I. ON THE RECIPROCAL INFLUENCE OF SCIENCE AND EDUCATION. # CHAPTER II. OF THE INDUCEMENTS TO INDIVIDUALS TO CULTIVATE SCIENCE. # SECTION 1. PROFESSIONAL IMPULSES. # SECTION 2. OFmore

Reflections On The Decline Of Science In England, And On Some Of Its Causes
Charles Babbage
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
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
A History of Science, Volume 1 - Henry Smith Williams
 

A History of Science, Volume 1Henry Smith Williams

A HISTORY OF SCIENCEBY: HENRY SMITH WILLIAMS, M.D., LL.D.ASSISTED BY: EDWARD H. WILLIAMS, M.D.IN FIVE VOLUMESVOLUME I.THE BEGINNINGS OF SCIENCEBOOK I.CONTENTSCHAPTER I. PREHISTORIC SCIENCECHAPTER II. EGYPTIAN SCIENCECHAPTER III. SCIENCE OFmore

A History of Science, Volume 1
Henry Smith Williams
English
Aladdin's Lamp - John Freely
 

Aladdin's LampJohn Freely

Aladdin’s Lamp is the fascinating story of how ancient Greek philosophy and science began in the sixth century B.C. and, during the next millennium, spread across the Greco-Roman world, producing the remarkable discoveries and theories of T… more

Aladdin’s Lamp
John Freely
Vintage , 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
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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