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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
 

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
 

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 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

  • 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
 

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

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 ...

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 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 MathematicsLynn M. Osen

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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

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 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
 

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
 

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
 

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
 

Dead Men's Secrets - Tantali...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
 

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
 

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
 

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
 

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
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