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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
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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
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
Great Feuds in Science: Ten ... - Hal Hellman
 

Great Feuds in Science: Ten ...Hal Hellman

The dramatic stories of ten historic feuds: How they altered the course of discovery-and shaped the modern worldHall Hellman tells the lively stories of ten of the most outrageous and intriguing disputes from the seventeenth to the twentiet… more

Great Feuds in Science: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever
Hal Hellman
Wiley , English
The Transits of Venus - William Sheehan
 

The Transits of VenusWilliam Sheehan

In this unique and fascinating history of science, acclaimed popular science writer William Sheehan - who was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for Science Writing - and award-winning geographer John Westfall take us back through the centurie… more

The Transits of Venus
William Sheehan
Prometheus Books , English
Dead Men's Secrets: Tantalis... - Jonathan Gray
 

Dead Men's Secrets: Tantalis...Jonathan Gray

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Archaelogist Jonathan Gray stumbled upon something that shocked him!…a whole cache of “out of place” items that should not exist. And they weren’t just in one place. There was a global pattern to them. This pattern showed a lost science a… more

Dead Men’s Secrets: Tantalising Hints of a Lost Super Race
Jonathan Gray
TEACH Services, Inc. , English
Poison: A History and a Fami... - Gail Bell
 

Poison: A History and a Fami...Gail Bell

Years after Dr. William Macbeth died, his ornate medicine case passed to his estranged son. Over the protests of his family, the son buried it deep in the ground, out of sight and out of reach.Then ten-years-old, Macbeth’s granddaughter Ga… more

Poison: A History and a Family Memoir
Gail Bell
St. Martin’s Press , 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
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
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, just months after the original, thanks to Heinrich Georg Bronn, a distinguished German paleontologist whose work in some ways parallele… 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
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